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Mobility services and their key contributions towards tourism development in Enugu State, Nigeria

Okonkwo, E.E. and Afamefuna, E.P. (2017) Mobility services and their key contributions towards tourism development in Enugu State, Nigeria. Ottoman Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2 (1). pp. 13-30.

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Abstract

This paper examines the contributions of mobile goods and services to tourism development in Enugu State. The study uses ethnographic approach to elicit useful information from respondents and data collected were analyseddescriptively. The findings revealed that mobile goods and services in Enugu State are valued because of the tangible products they offer for consumers to purchase as well as numerous services offered. The paper argues that mobile goods and services are essential in rural destination sites where there are absencesof stationary business outlets to serve the needs of tourists. Tourism professionals are encouraged to collaborate with these mobile goods and services outfits with a view to identifying and using their products to develop and promote destination sites.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Sinop University
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/57492
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