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Sharia-compliant hotels in Egypt: Concept and chanllenges

Yıl 2014, Cilt 2, Sayı 1, 1 - 15, 01.05.2014


This study was undertaken to provide greater clearness for the meaning of the ShariaCompliant Hotel (SCH) and identify the challenges facing the development of this type of hotels in Egypt. To fulfill these objectives, Delphi technique, as a method of refining group opinions, was used. The study used two rounds e-mailed questionnaires. Findings indicated that the most important defining features of SCH were; no alcohol or pork allowed, gender segregation was significant and halal food products are significant. Other important defining features included; Quran and prayer mats in each room, no nightclubs, disco or bars, and signs indicating the direction of Mecca in every room. The main SCH challenges cited by the respondents were deprivation of the insertion in the international or local hotel classifications; competition with other non-Islamic hotels, and need for specific criteria appropriated to the international hotel classifications

Yıl 2014, Cilt 2, Sayı 1, 1 - 15, 01.05.2014



Diğer ID JA96BC72GC
Bölüm Araştırma Makalesi

Hesham Ezzat Saad Bu kişi benim

Badran Nabil Ali Bu kişi benim

Abdel- aleem Magdy ABDEL-ATI Bu kişi benim

Yayımlanma Tarihi 1 Mayıs 2014
Başvuru Tarihi 1 Mayıs 2014
Kabul Tarihi
Yayınlandığı Sayı Yıl 2014, Cilt 2, Sayı 1

Kaynak Göster

APA Saad, H. E. , Ali, B. N. & Abdel-atı, A. A. M. (2014). Sharia-compliant hotels in Egypt: Concept and chanllenges . Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) , 2 (1) , 1-15 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/ahtr/issue/32308/359044

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