Socio-economic and Customer Preference on Evaluation of Materials used for Interior Decoration in Selected Hotels in Nigeria

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The study investigated effect of socio-economic characteristics on Hotel customers’ preference of interior decoration in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Out of six hotels, two were selected and ninety respondents were used for data. Questionnaire was used to solicit information. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistics of frequency and simple percentage. Chi-square used to test for the hypotheses formulated at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed that majority of the respondents were male and also had tertiary education. It also revealed that majority of the respondents were married. The study also revealed that there was no significant difference between the utilization of quality materials used for interior decoration and customer’s preference. The study concluded that important socio economic indicators were examined. Among recommendations made is good quality materials for interior decorations should be encouraged by the hotel keepers to facelift and maximize customers’ preference.


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