Activating and managing camping tourism and its role in increasing tourist’s expenditure

A survey of the views of a sample of tourists and tourism experts in the province of Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

  • Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Zahawi College of Commerce, University of Sulaymaniyah, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan, Iraq.
  • Ahmed Taha Bilal College of Management and Economics, University of Sulaymaniyah, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan, Iraq.
  • Solaf Ezzaldeen Al-Daloy College of Management and Economics, University of Sulaymaniyah, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan, Iraq.

Abstract

This research exposes the correlation and influence between the activation and management of camp tourism. In addition, what is the role of camping to increase tourist spending in the province of Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. To achieve this goal a questionnaire form had been prepared that was incluse all aspects and variables of the research. The distributed numbers of the questionnaire were 76 copies, and then 60 copies were returned and valid for the statistical analysis. They were distributed to a group of tourists in Sulaymaniyah governorate, as well as a number of tourism specialists whom working as a lecturer at University of Sulaimani. Number of statistical methods had been used to examin all hypotheses of the research.


The main results of this reaseach are; according to the reaserch sample, tourists have inadequate information about this kind of turism and this could be applied to the whole our community. In addition, it was found that many places and tourist areas in Sulaymaniyah province are appropriate to establis the tourist camps. Morover, all variables are significanty correlated and the result of regressions wre also significant. It means that if this kind of tourism will be activated and managed properly, then as a result tourist spending will increase.

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Published
2019-01-22
How to Cite
AL-ZAHAWI, Mohammed Ibrahim; BILAL, Ahmed Taha; AL-DALOY, Solaf Ezzaldeen. Activating and managing camping tourism and its role in increasing tourist’s expenditure. Journal of University of Human Development, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, p. 44-60, jan. 2019. ISSN 2411-7765. Available at: <http://journals.uhd.edu.iq/index.php/juhd/article/view/266>. Date accessed: 23 feb. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.21928/juhd.v5n1y2019.pp44-60.
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