International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Arab Spring Impacts on the Jordanian Hotels Sector
Ihab Al_Omari, May Muneer Ali, Rami Muneer Mahmoud, Omar A A JAwabreh

This study aims mainly to identify the extent to which the Jordanian hotels in general and hotels in the capital of Jordan 'Amman' In particular were affected by the Arab protesting movements, and to conduct this study the descriptive analytical method had been used . A questionnaire consists of 12 phrases was designed. It was tested via testing the arithmetic average and the standard deviation combined with the one way ANOVA test. The results go with the research's hypothesis that the Jordanian hotels sector was negatively affected by Arab demonstrations in three primary areas: occupation rate, number of nights and incomes. In conclusion, the present study recommends that there is a dire need for supporting hotel sector in Jordan. Such move can be fulfilled through reducing customs duties and promoting domestic and unusual tourism which will in return mitigate the negative impact of Arab demonstrations on hotel sector.

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