Raising International Competitiveness of Tourism in Ethiopia
Abstract:As of late Ethiopia, one of the world's poorest countries, is attempting to stimulate the growth and development of tourism. This article presents the competitiveness of tourism in Ethiopia using some of the materials from Tariku's Dissertation and available tourism flow data from WTO from key tourism-sending countries to four competing East African tourism-receiving countries, including Ethiopia. Using the Shift-Share method of decomposition of tourism flow the article analyzes competitive advantages and specialization of tourism-receiving regions vis-à-vis sending regions. The article concludes with recommendations regarding the future requirements for tourism growth in Ethiopia.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2008
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- The aim of Tourism Analysis is to promote a forum for practitioners and academicians in the fields of Leisure, Recreation, Tourism, and Hospitality (LRTH). As a interdisciplinary journal, it is an appropriate outlet for articles, research notes, and computer software packages designed to be of interest, concern, and of applied value to its audience of professionals, scholars, and students of LRTH programs the world over.