Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269


Seyoum Merga

Department of History and Heritage Management, College of Social Sciences, Salale University, Fiche, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Assessment of Potential Tourism Resources in Elkere District of the Ethiopian Somali Region
    Author(s): Seyoum Merga*

    Today, tourism is vigorously growing global economic sector. The influences of tourism go far beyond economy and touch the socio-political and cultural life of people in the world. Ethiopia is one of the few countries highly endowed with natural and historical tourism resources. However, large parts of Ethiopia’s tourism resources are remained unstudied. Therefore, this research is conducted to assess potential tourist attraction found in Elkere District of Ethiopian Somali Region. To achieve this objective, the researcher used a mixed approach of both quantitative and qualitative techniques. The researcher used purposive sampling to select informants. Self-administered questionnaires of both close ended and open ended, interview and filed observation were used as data gathering instruments. Finally, descriptive statistics and narrative approach are used to analyze data. Accordi.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0269.19.8.403

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