Research Papers/Topics in Hospitality Management

Utilization of Rice for Production of Snacks And Bread

ABSTRACTThe primary aim of this project is to show the importance of Rice in our Country is embarked upon to examine the various ways in which Rice can be used for the production of snacks and bread in restaurant menu. Also to know the usefulness of rice and how it can be turned into fine flour to make snacks and bread. TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle page iCertification iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement ivAbstract vTable of contents viCHAPTER ONE1.0 Introduction ...

The Economic Importance of Hospitality Industry to the Nation

ABSTRACTThe major objective of this work was to examine the economic importance of hospitality industry to the nation.A strategic random technique was used to select the respondents from the hospitality industries using interview and survey method.In conclusion, the outcome of this study reveals that hospitality industry is of great importance to the economy of the nation. TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle pageCertificationDedicationAcknowledgementsAbstractTable of contentsChapter One: Introduction...

Enriching Nigeria Menu with the Use of Soya Beans

ABSTRACTThe aim of this project is to enrich Nigerian menu with the use of soyabeans. Using semovita as control for soyabeans flour for the production of Amala, and using corn flour as control for soyabeans flour for the production of moinmoin. It is hoped that the findings would make these dishes from the above food materials known, accepted and included in the Nigerian menu in such a place like homes.Attempts were made to review relevant literatures to provide information in all areas cover...

Hospitality Industry as an Agent of Tourist Attraction and Economic Development

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle pageCertification Acknowledgement Dedication CHAPTER ONE1.1 Introductions1.2 Needs for study1.3 Aims and objectives of the study1.4 Scope of limitationsCHAPTER TWO2.1 Literature review2.2 Hotel classification2.3 Hotel for travelers2.4 Convention facilities2.5 Resort2.6 Residential hotels2.7 History of the hospitality industry2.8 History of tourism in Nigeria2.9 TouristCHAPTER THREE3.1 The contribution of the hospitality industry to economic development3.2 ...

Health Hazards And Working Conditions On The Safety Of Housekeeping Staff In Budget Hotels In Eastern Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACT This study explored the health hazards and working conditions of housekeepers in Budget Hotels in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It was carried out with the aim of improving occupational health and safety in the study area. Many studies globally have classified hotel housekeepers among the high risk group based on the International Labor Standards on Occupational Safety and Health. To address these concerns, the study explored the risk and hazard factors affecting the health and ...

The Effects Of Alcohol And Drug Abuse On Work Performance Of Employees In Selected Star Rated Hotels At The Kenyan Coast

ABSTRACTAlcohol and Drug abuse at the workplace poses a great challenge to the growth and development of the hospitality and tourism industry in Kenya. Presently, about 200 million people or 5 per cent of the world‟s population aged 15 to 64 use drugs. In Kenya it is estimated that 5,835,007 of the youth population abuse drugs. This study sought to assess the effects of drug abuse on work performance of employees in selected star rated hotels at the Kenyan Coast. The objectives of this stud...

Contribution Of Cultural Festivals To Event Tourism Development In Kwara State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTKwara State in Nigeria is endowed with a rich culture, however its contribution to event tourism is not known. The purpose of the study was to determine the contribution of the cultural festival on event tourism development in Kwara state, Nigeria. The objectives of the study were: to profile cultural festival products and their effects to event tourism development, to establish the strategies adopted to create awareness on cultural festivals to develop event tourism and to evaluate t...

Hospitality Management Graduate Certification And Employability In Lokoja, Kogi State Capital City, Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study is the need to address the global outcry on graduate unemployment with particular focus on Nigerian employability skills that underpin certification of the hospitality graduates feared not to have been optimally matched with the industry‟s expectations and entrepreneurial opportunities available at the grass root like Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. The study population (981) involved 55 employers and 283 employees in selected hospitality firms in Lokoja; 6...

Youth Travel As A Potential Market Segment For Tourism Industry Among The Young Travelers In Nairobi, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe study was conducted in Nairobi National park in Nairobi County and focused on assessing youth travel as potential market segment for the tourism industry in Kenya. Exploratory and descriptive survey design was adopted in this study using a sample size of 140 that was selected using purposive sampling from the youth population of 1,319,131 aged between 15-30 years. The study used secondary and primary data to achieve the objectives of the study. Data was collected using semi-struct...

Motivational Factors Influencing Employee Retention In The Hospitality Industry In North-West Region Of Nigeria

ABSTRACT Employee retention is one of the main challenges faced by hospitality industry. In today’s growing competitive global economy, retaining the intellectuals is one of major concern encountered by most industries. However, it still remains one of the understudied issues by the organizations and human resource. Generally the employees leave the organization because of the job dissatisfaction of pay, job interest, job attractiveness, pleasant working condition, nature of job, job ...

The Efficacy Of Customer Relationship On Guest Loyalty In Tourist Accommodation Facilities In Masai Mara National Reserve, Narok County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Kenya’s hospitality sector operates in a very competitive environment leading to business instability. Thus there was need to assess whether customer relationship initiative would be a means of influencing loyalty in accommodation facilities in Masai Mara National Reserve (MMNR) as an issue of concern in research, policy and practice. In particular, the study sought to establish the trust level of guests on tourist accommodation facilities in MMNR, examine the intensity of co...

Household Food Security And Dietary Micronutrient Intake Among Mothers In Mwea West Sub County, Kirinyaga County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Household food security has been the subject of many studies, majority of them focusing on members of the household other than women. The purpose of this study was to investigate household’s food security status and dietary micronutrient intake. It targeted mothers. The study was carried out in dry and wet seasons in Kangai and Mutithi locations of Mwea West Sub County, Kenya. Data were collected on socio demographics/ economics characteristics of the mothers as well as their...

The Contribution Of Soapstone Handicraft Industry To Community Tourism In Tabaka, Kisii County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Many countries in developing world have turned to tourism as a tool for sustainable development. Community participation is a crucial element to the success of tourism development. The level of success of tourism within a community is dependent upon the degree of resident‟s involvement and participation. The purpose of this study was to assess the contribution of soapstone handicraft tourism industry in Tabaka in Kisii County. The objective of the study was to investigate the...

Social Media Marketing Acceptability Among Restaurants On Customers Relationship In Katsina State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTSocial Media has become a good marketing and quality management tool for restaurants and other hospitality sectors. Restaurants continue to be a difficult place for entrepreneurs to explore business opportunities, but by understanding common challenges, owners may be able to develop unique strategies to increase their chances of success on maintaining customer relationship. The major aim of the study was to identify how acceptable social media is in creating restaurant employees and c...

Sustainable Waste Management: Awareness And Practices Among Classified Hotels In Bauchi State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTWaste generation and unsustainable waste management practices are among the reasons for environmental degradation with all of its attendant negative implications. Hotels are responding to the global challenge of mitigating the effects of environmental degradation by innovatively moving away from the traditional methods of waste management such as wastefulness, waste land filling and waste burning to more sustainable methods such as waste avoidance, reduce, reuse, recycle and more rece...


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