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dc.contributor.authorÖzdemir, İsmail Mert
dc.contributor.authorMet, Önder
dc.descriptionMet, Önder (Balikesir Author)en_US
dc.description.abstractAs the world tourism market is constantly growing, at the same time market segmentation practices also increase. One of the new and growing market segments is religious tourism. Also, religious tourism is being sub-segmented according to different religions and different countries. Being secular and also having a Muslim majority in its society, Muslim-religious tourism in Turkey began in 1990s and there is an increase in the number of Islamic hotels which meet the demand. Muslim-religious tourism has been studied little around the world. And in Turkey, there are few non-empirical studies about the subject. This study is the first empirical research ever conducted about religious tourism subject in Turkey. The object of this study is, to determine expectations and experiences about the hotel services of domestic tourists who take part in Islamic tourism. The study is based on a survey which implemented on customers who accommodate at Islamic hotels. Results indicate that, the expectations and experiences of Muslim religious (devout) domestic tourists in Turkey have distinctive characteristics.en_US
dc.publisherCRC Press-Taylor & Francis Groupen_US
dc.subjectIslamic Hotelen_US
dc.titleThe expectations of Muslim religious customers in the lodging industry: The case of Turkeyen_US
dc.relation.journalCurrent İssues İn Hospitality and Tourism Research and İnnovationsen_US
dc.contributor.departmentTurizm İşletmeciliği ve Otelcilik Yüksekokuluen_US
dc.relation.publicationcategoryKonferans Öğesi - Uluslararası - Kurum Öğretim Elemanıen_US

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