Research Papers/Topics in Hospitality and Tourism

Impact Assessment of Local Community Involvement in Conservation of Tourism Attraction in Uganda A Case Study Of Mabira Forest

ABSTRACT This study carried out an investigation on the impact of community involvement in the conservation of tourist attractions in Uganda's case study of Mabira Forest. The objectives of the study were to; To assess the major indigenous practices used by the local community around Mabira forest in conserving the tourist attractions, to identify local Communities' activities that degrade natural resources, and to assess the benefits communities get from conserving the natural resources in M...

Food Safety And Hygiene Practices: A Comparative Study Of Selected Technical And Vocational Education And Training And University Hospitality Schools In Kenya

ABSTRACT Food is a basic human need that plays a vital role in the sustenance of life. Its safety, however, has become a major concern to the food industry given that the consumption of contaminated food and water contributes to a myriad of health problems the world over. Although food prepared and served at the restaurants may look clean and taste delicious, it may have been contaminated by biological, chemical or physical hazards during the preparation procedures from the source through to ...

The Potential, Progress And Prospects Of Hunting Tourism:- A Case Study Of Matetsi Hunting Concession

ABSTRACTThe study sought to determine the Potential, progress and prospects of hunting tourism at Matetsi Hunting Concession. The research sought to ascertain the state of hunting, determine the challenges associated with hunting, determine the progress of hunting and assess the potential and prospects of trophy hunting at Matetsi hunting concession. It also sought to produce recommendations that may enhance tourism at Matetsi hunting concession. A literature review addressed the history of t...

Evaluating Local Food-Tourism Linkages As A Strategy For Promoting Sustainable Tourism And Economic Development: A Case For Tanzania

ABSTRACTTanzania is one of sub-Saharan Africa’s most popular and rapidly growingtourism destinations. Despite high economic growth stirred by fast tourism development,the level of poverty and unemployment is still very high. The rapid growth in tourismwhich translates into economic growth does not appear to have considerably improvedlocal people’s income and reduced poverty in the country. Involvement of local people inthe ownership of tourism enterprises is viewed as an important tool fo...

SPORTS TOURISM IN ZIMBABWE: AN ANALYSIS

There has been an increasing concern by the tourism and sports stakeholders to develop sports tourism in Zimbabwe. There are fears escalating that the organisations and the country lose a lot of potential benefits because of failure to fully recognise and give adequate attention to sports tourism which is tourism multibillion niche. This research therefore sought to undertake an analysis of sports tourism in Zimbabwe, realising were the country stand as compared to other nations that particip...

Employees’ Perceptions Of Sexual Harassment At Cresta Jameson Hotel In Harare

ABSTRACTThe research sought to analyse employees’ perceptions of sexual harassment at Cresta JamesonHotel. No study has been done so far in Zimbabwe on employees’ perceptions of sexualharassment. The study aimed at determining the effectiveness of strategies implemented atCresta Jameson Hotel to deal with sexual harassment. The other objective was to establish theimpacts of sexual harassment among employees at Jameson Hotel. The research was a case studyand used purposive and convenient s...

ASSESSING THE HYGIENIC PRACTICES OF CATERERS IN THE SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME OF BASIC SCHOOLS IN THE AHAFO-ANO NORTH MUNICIPALITY OF ASHANTI REGION ..

ABSTRACT Maintaining positive hygiene practices among Caterers is a pre-requisite in sustaining healthy population which the school system is no exception. The study sought to examine food hygiene practices among Caterers of School Feeding Programme within the AhafoAno North Municipality. A sample size of 179 14 Caterers, 50 pupils and 115 teachers were selected from using purposive and convenience sampling techniques. Questionnaire, interview guide and observation served as the medium o...

AN ASSESSMENT OF CUSTOMER SATISFACTION OF FRONT DESK OPERATION: A CASE STUDY OF MODERN CITY HOTEL IN THE TAMALE METROPOLI..

ABSTRACT The research work was steered to assess Customer Satisfaction of front desk operation in the tourism industry with particular reference to Modern City Hotel in the Tamale metropolis in the Northern Region of Ghana. Questionnaire and interview were data collection instruments used to solicit for data from one hundred and five customers and twenty – five employees of the hotel. The findings revealed that customers were much in higher expectation in assurance. Again, customers c...

THE GRADUATE PERCEPTION TOWARDS THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY – A CASE STUDY IN HO MUNICIPAL

ABSTRACT The main purpose of the study was to investigate the graduate perception towards the hospitality industry, using Ho Municipality as a case study. This study adopted the case study design. The study used both quantitative and qualitative research and a combination of both approaches. The population for the study was two hundred and forty (240). The population of the study was made up of young hospitality graduates and their managers working in the Ho Municipality. A sample size ...

ASSESSING THE PERCEPTION OF VOCATIONAL CATERING STUDENTS ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN BRONG-AHAFO

ABSTRACT Research has shown that, vocational education presents an intriguing opportunity to investigate economic and social issues and give insight into the distinctiveness of a society. This study assessed the perception of Vocational Catering Students on Vocational Education in Brong-Ahafo Region. The study adopted a survey research design, seven vocational schools and 117 students were selected randomly for the study. The data for the study was gathered through questionnaire and ana...

EXAMINING THE HOUSE KEEPING PRACTICES OF STUDENTS IN SELECTED SCHOOLS IN EAST AKIM DISTRICT.

ABSTRACT The main purpose of the study was to examine the housekeeping practises of students in selected schools in East Akim District. This study adopted the case study strategy. Quantitative research approach was used for the study. The population of the study was nine hundred and twenty three (923). The population consists of all boarding house students and house masters/mistresses engaging in housekeeping practises in selected schools in East Akim District specifically in Abuakwa St...

ASSESSING CONSUMER ACCEPTABILITY OF WATERMELON SEED BRITTLE

ABSTRACT Poor health has been noted as a development challenge especially in developing countries. Inadequate nutritional intake has been cited as one contributory factor. Though many products are available and can be used as food, many people are not aware of this. Watermelon seed has been noted as one of the products that can be used for food and medicine. One product that uses watermelon seed is watermelon seed brittle. The objective of the study was to develop an acceptable food pro...

CHALLENGES FACING EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING IN THE HOSPITALITY AND CATERING MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT OF BOLGATANGA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (A CASE STUDY OF SECOND YEAR STUDENTS)

ABSTRACT This study was conducted to identify and examine the challenges affecting effective teaching and learning in the Hospitality and Catering Management (HCM) department of the Bolgatanga Technical Institute (BOTECH). The research design adopted for the study was the descriptive survey design. The population of the study involved second year students, teachers and non-teaching staff of the entire Hospitality and Catering Management department. The sample tec...

EMPLOYEE TURNOVER AND ITS EFFECT ON WORK FLOW IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY: A CASE STUDY OF SELECTED HOTELS IN THE KUMASI METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT Employee turnover is one of the major problems facing the hotel industry the world over with Ghana being no exception. Generally, the hotel industry depends on humans as part of the product, with unnecessary employee turnover being an element of critical importance to bottom line performance and workflow. To this effect, the aim of the study was to examine the factors that influence employee turnover and its effect on work flow in selected hotels in the Kumas...

Nutritional Status of the Under-Five: A Case Study of Child Welfare Clinics' in the Asante Akim North District of Ashanti Region

ABSTRACT Malnutrition continues to be the single most important challenge to governments in achieving the SDG- 2 target by 2030. To this effect, the aim of the study was to assess the nutritional status of „under-five‟ children in rural areas particularly in the Asante Akim North district. Quantitative and qualitative research design was used for the study. The population used was mothers with children under five years of age living within the study area who attended Child Welfare Cli...


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