The Impact of Marketing Mix Elements on Tourist's Satisfaction towards Five Stars Hotel Services in Dubai during COVID-19

  • Ashraf JAHMANI Business School, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan
  • Omar JAWABREH Department of Hotel Management, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality, University of Jordan, Jordan
  • Reneh ABOKHOZA College of Communication and Media, Al Ain University, United Arab Emirates
  • Ali Mahmoud ALRABEI Accounting Department, School of Business, Jadara University, Jordan

Abstract

Purpose: Tourist satisfaction measures the prosperity of a business and tourism sector. If there are many satisfied tourists, the tourism sector will profit, but if there are many less satisfied tourists, the tourism sector will lose money. Therefore, it is necessary to know the factors that affect tourist satisfaction. This study aims to develop and implement a method for five-star hotels to identify attributes that will increase tourists' satisfaction during the pandemic.


Method: The study used 100 tourists in Dubai as respondents who were selected randomly at five-star hotels. The results showed no impact of all marketing mix elements on tourist satisfaction except the physical evidence of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Outcomes: The results of this study indicated that the COVID-19 pandemic influenced five-star hotel services in Dubai and that the marketing mix elements used by the hotels are an important factor in tourist satisfaction. In conclusion, Dubai must understand the importance of a marketing mix to fulfil tourist satisfaction and improve the service that makes it more significant in the tourism industry.


Originality: Numerous modifying variables impacting the management process have been examined in the literature on complaint management. It is the first study investigating the five-star hotel in Dubai to check the operative services on how to work on tourist satisfaction and determine the impact of marketing mix elements on tourism during the pandemic.

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Published
2023-03-31
How to Cite
JAHMANI, Ashraf et al. The Impact of Marketing Mix Elements on Tourist's Satisfaction towards Five Stars Hotel Services in Dubai during COVID-19. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 2, p. 335 - 346, mar. 2023. ISSN 2068-7729. Available at: <https://journals.aserspublishing.eu/jemt/article/view/7683>. Date accessed: 19 june 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.14505/jemt.v14.2(66).04.