Significance of Road Transportation System in the Development of Tourism Industry

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ABSTRACT

This study was carried out to assess the significance of road transportation on tourism development Nigeria. The objectives of this study was to determine the demographic characteristics of the respondents, determine the significance of good road to tourism development, assess the level of tourism growth in Nigeria and identify constraints experienced by tourist in terms of road transportation. The study was carried out in Badagry slave trade tourist site, Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria. A total number of 64 respondents were randomly selected from the tourist that visited the site. Structured questionnaire containing information on the demographic characteristic of the respondents and statement on significance of road transportation on tourism development in Nigeria was used to collect data from the respondents; frequency, percentage and correlation were used to analyze the results of the questionnaire. The results revealed that tourism is an industry with abundant potential for growth. It creates employment, generates income including foreign exchange and increase tax revenue,  good road, beautified the environments, funds are expended on road transportation infrastructure development thereby enabling both visitors and locals derive benefit from a sustainable national tourism policy and tourism development has a positive direct impact on economic growth of Nigeria. (P=.002). The study recommends that adequate encouragement to tourism sector, would create jobs, earn the country foreign exchange and improve rural life, attitude of Nigerians should be charged to be tourism friendly as road transportation infrastructure is developed and to ensure security of the road transportation infrastructure and tourism resources, there should be tourism police in place to protect life and properties




TABLE OF CONTENT

Title page

Declaration                                                                                                            i

Certification                                                                                                          ii

Acknowledgement                                                                                                iii

Dedication                                                                                                             iv

Abstract                                                                                                                 v

Table of content                                                                                                    vi- vii

CHAPTER

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the study                                                                                1-2

1.2 Problem Statement                                                                                         2

1.3 Research Question                                                                                         2

1.4 Research Objectives                                                                                      3

1.5 Research Hypothesis                                                                                     3

1.6 Significance of the study                                                                               4

1.7 Limitation of the study                                                                                  4

1.8 Definition of terms                                                                                        4-5 


CHAPTER TWO

LITERATURE REVIEW

2

CHAPTER THREEE

METHODOLOGY  

3.1 Introduction                                                                                                  18

3.2 Research design                                                                                            18

3.3 Settings                                                                                                         18

3.4 Population                                                                                                     18

3.5 Sampling Techniques                                                                                    19

3.6 Data Collection                                                                                             19

3.7 Data Analysis                                                                                                19-20

CHAPTER FOUR

RESULT AND DISCUSION

CHAPTER FIVE

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

5.1 Summary                                                                                                       

5.2 Conclusion                                                                                                     

5.3 Recommendation                                                                                           

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APA

Ahunanya, R (2018). Significance of Road Transportation System in the Development of Tourism Industry. Afribary.com: Retrieved April 22, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/significance-of-road-transportation-system-in-the-development-of-tourism-industry

MLA 8th

Richard, Ahunanya. "Significance of Road Transportation System in the Development of Tourism Industry" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 30 Oct. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/significance-of-road-transportation-system-in-the-development-of-tourism-industry . Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

MLA7

Richard, Ahunanya. "Significance of Road Transportation System in the Development of Tourism Industry". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 30 Oct. 2018. Web. 22 Apr. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/significance-of-road-transportation-system-in-the-development-of-tourism-industry >.

Chicago

Richard, Ahunanya. "Significance of Road Transportation System in the Development of Tourism Industry" Afribary.com (2018). Accessed April 22, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/significance-of-road-transportation-system-in-the-development-of-tourism-industry