Islamic hospitality in the UAE: indigenization of products and human capital

Marcus L. Stephenson, Karl A. Russell, David Edgar

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    The purpose of this paper is to examine the challenges faced by the hospitality industries in developing an Islamic hospitality identity and indigenous styles of management, particularly in the context of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – especially Dubai. It also aims to identify and comprehend the socio-cultural implications of Islamic hospitality in terms of products and marketing.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)9-24
    Number of pages16
    JournalJournal of Islamic Marketing
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010



    • United Arab Emirates
    • hospitality services
    • Islam
    • human capital
    • tourism

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