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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
    • Abstracting/ Indexing: EI (INSPEC, IET), Electronic Journals Library, Google Scholar, Crossref and ProQuest
    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Editor-in-chief
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
University of South Australia, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the filed of information and education technology.
IJIET 2016 Vol.6(5): 394-397 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2016.V6.720

The Relationship between e-Commerce Adoption and Competition in the Hotel Industry

Nomsa Mndzebele
Abstract—E-commerce is growing up very fast over the world and has tremendous potential for creating business opportunities. This paper examines if there is a relationship between competition and the extent of Electronic Commerce adoption in B2B inbound communication, B2C order taking, B2B outbound communication and B2B inbound communication. A quantitative methodology approach was adopted. The findings show a mean of 3.29. The study also found that there is a correlation between competition and e-commerce. Data was collected in 332 hotels in seven provinces in South Africa. The data collected was analysed using correlation and multiple regression analysis.

Index Terms—Competition, adoption, electronic commerce.

Nomsa Mndzebele is with the Business Administration Department, Faculty of Commerce, University of Swaziland, Kwaluseni, Swaziland (e-mail: nomsa@uniswa.sz).

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Cite: Nomsa Mndzebele, "The Relationship between e-Commerce Adoption and Competition in the Hotel Industry," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 394-397, 2016.

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