The Effect of Hotel Development on Sustainable Tourism Development

Ra’ed Masa’deh, Mohammed Abdullah Nasseef, Carina Sunna, Mohammd Suliman, Monther Albawab


This study aims to examine the impact of hotel development (using the variables of positive social and cultural impacts, negative cultural & economic impacts, negative social impacts, community centered economic benefits, positive environmental impacts, government’s environment management, positive economic impacts, long-term planning, community development & involvement, amenities development & quality tourism experiences, and local prices & tax revenue) on sustainable tourism development at Aqaba hotels located in Jordan. A total of 170 questionnaire containing 44 items was used to collect information from the respondents. Simple regression, T-test, and ANOVA analyses were conducted to test the research hypotheses. Results of the current study revealed that there is a significant positive impact of hotel development on sustainable tourism development. Also, the results revealed that there is no significant difference in the impact of hotel development on sustainable tourism development that can be attributed to gender. Also, results indicated that there are no significant differences in the impact hotel development on sustainable tourism development in favor of age, educational level, personal income, work position, and hotel classification.

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International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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