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Youth Tourism as an Emerging Market: A Comparison Study between Jordan and Egypt

International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Systems

Volume 9 Issue 1

Published: 2016
Author(s) Name: Farouk Abdelnabi Hassanein Attaalla, Ranea Mohammed Qaddahat | Author(s) Affiliation:
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Recently youth tourism has had great importance and intension by researchers. This due to its wide and different benefits especially in economic concern. Moreover, this type of tourism attracts different segments of youths all over the world. This study aims to identify the awareness of Jordanian and Egyptian stakeholders (public sector- private sector- experts) about the youth tourism and its dimensions, and evaluate the current situation of youth tourism in both Jordan and Egypt. The methodology of study includes Descriptive analytical method and case study technique, SPSS for data analysis and Sample and Questionnaire. Techniques of analysis are Frequencies, Mean, S. Deviation, S. Error of Mean, One- Way ANOVA Analysis to test Significance of Variance. This study has evaluated the current status of youth tourism in Jordan and Egypt through various dimensions. The most outstanding results are that both Jordan and Egypt are attractive tourism destinations for young people as the two countries contain the attractions for youth tourism. And the average cost per youth trip in both Jordan and Egypt is less than the international average of spend especially in Australia and European, and this is a good point in favor of the two countries to compete for the youth tourism international markets.

Keywords: Youth Tourism, Young Travelers, Young Market, Youth Motives Youth Males, Youth Females

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