Sokoine University of Agriculture

Community based development and the igbo olodumare tourist centre, Okeigbo, ondo state, Nigeria

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dc.contributor.author YOADE, Adewale Olufunlola
dc.contributor.author OLADIPUPO, Abiola Stephen
dc.contributor.author OLAJIDE, Tosin Paul
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-23T06:20:17Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-23T06:20:17Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.issn 2773-6725
dc.identifier.issn 2773-675X
dc.identifier.uri http://www.suaire.sua.ac.tz/handle/123456789/3868
dc.description Journal Article en_US
dc.description.abstract The beauty of every tourist centre lies in its embedded facilities that will make the visitors or tourists feel satisfied and comfortable and which may make them in return term such tourist centre “a home away from home”. The study utilized both primary and secondary data. Primary data was sourced using personal observation, oral interview which was directed at the curator of Igbo Olodumare and structured questionnaires which were administered to tourists using purposive sampling. A total number of 85 questionnaires were administered to the tourists and all were retrieved. Majority (57.7%) of the respondents was students, 28.2% of the tourists are civil servants, 9.4% are researchers while the remaining 4.7% are self- employed. Findings suggest that investment in Igbo Olodumare will not only develop Igbo Olodumare village or Okeigbo town but Ondo State at large thereby boosting the economy and providing job opportunities for the unemployed. The main argument of the paper is that if the tourist centre is well developed and properly managed, it will attract tourists and investors from all over the world. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher CODEPATA en_US
dc.subject Tourism en_US
dc.subject tourism development en_US
dc.subject tourism industry en_US
dc.subject tourist satisfaction en_US
dc.title Community based development and the igbo olodumare tourist centre, Okeigbo, ondo state, Nigeria en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.url https://www.coa.sua.ac.tz/aaee/index.php/journals en_US


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