publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Closed House of Wonders museum: Implications to the tourism of Zanzibar Stone Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Maximilian Chami; Gabriel Kaminyoge;
Open Access English
  • Published: 15 Apr 2019
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
Abstract
This paper examines the impact of the closed House of Wonders Museum in the tourism industry of Stone Town, Zanzibar. The paper aims to propose the best practices taken into account due to the impact raised by the closure of the Museum. There has been no clear information on the overall situation which faces the site since 2012 when the Museum closed. Data collected through mixed methods, including the sample size of 105 tourists who visited the House of Wonders Museum, 8 Government Official, 6 Tour Guides and 8 Tour Operators. The findings show that the closed museum has affected the level of tourists’ satisfaction, tour operators, community and tour guides eco...
Subjects
free text keywords: Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie, Social sciences, sociology, anthropology, Freizeitforschung, Freizeitsoziologie, Leisure Research, Tourismus, Tansania, Kulturerbe, Ostafrika, Tanzania, cultural heritage, East Africa, 20400, 40200, House of Wonders, Tourism, Zanzibar Stone Town, Museum, Heritage, JEL: G - Financial Economics/G.G1 - General Financial Markets/G.G1.G14 - Information and Market Efficiency • Event Studies • Insider Trading, JEL: M - Business Administration and Business Economics • Marketing • Accounting • Personnel Economics/M.M3 - Marketing and Advertising/M.M3.M31 - Marketing, JEL: Z - Other Special Topics/Z.Z3 - Tourism Economics/Z.Z3.Z33 - Marketing and Finance, [SHS.GESTION]Humanities and Social Sciences/Business administration, [SHS.MUSEO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Cultural heritage and museology, Museum, Heritage, ddc:300
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Closed House of Wonders museum: Implications to the tourism of Zanzibar Stone Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Maximilian Chami; Gabriel Kaminyoge;