The effect of social media marketing, compatibility and perceived ease of use on marketing performance: Evidence from hotel industry
This research effort addresses the role of social media marketing activities, the compatibility with latest technology availability and perceived ease of use of social media and technological applications and systems to influence the attitude towards adoption that further enhances the marketing performance. The hotel industry of UAE is required to adopt the social networking sites and online marketing approaches instead of traditional marketing pattern to attract the customers on large-scale worldwide specifically. In addition, Due to Covid19 pandemic era, the need for online applications has increased dramatically to avoid the physical contact. The study contributes to the body of knowledge by explaining the role of social media marketing, its compatibility and ease of use to predict the attitude towards adoption that further influences the marketing performance. The study reported that social media marketing efforts, the compatibility of online applications and perceived ease of use influence the attitude towards the adoption of social networking sites significantly, moreover the marketing performance is influenced by inclined attitude of adoption network related applications.
Nuseira, Mohammed T.