Journal of
Hospitality Management and Tourism

  • Abbreviation: J. Hosp. Manage. Tourism
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6575
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHMT
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 69

Full Length Research Paper

Households willingness to pay for the development of community based tourism around Alelo Bad hot spring water: The Ethiopian case study

Getachew Wollie
  • Getachew Wollie
  • Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics, Samara University, Afar, Ethiopia.
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Mohammed Adem
  • Mohammed Adem
  • Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics, Samara University, Afar, Ethiopia.
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Dagmawe Menelek
  • Dagmawe Menelek
  • Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics, Samara University, Afar, Ethiopia.
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Belayneh Asmare
  • Belayneh Asmare
  • Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics, Samara University, Afar, Ethiopia.
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Aden Mohammed
  • Aden Mohammed
  • Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics, Samara University, Afar, Ethiopia.
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Setiye Abebaw
  • Setiye Abebaw
  • Department of Natural Resource Management, College of Dry land Agriculture, Samara University, Afar, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 11 February 2020
  •  Accepted: 10 February 2021
  •  Published: 31 August 2021

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