Assessment of Status and Prospect of Domestic Tourism in Schools in Tanzania

Batinoluho, Ladislaus Fredrick (2017) Assessment of Status and Prospect of Domestic Tourism in Schools in Tanzania. ["eprint_fieldopt_thesis_type_phd" not defined] thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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The study explores the prospects of promoting domestic tourism by targeting schoolchildren in Tanzania. The main thrust of the argument in this study is that the inculcation of tourism values among schoolchildren will make them potential tourists thereby promoting domestic tourism in Tanzania. The study emphasizes the relationship between domestic tourism development and tourism knowledge. Education is seen as an instrument that could be used to address problems that affect the domestic tourism sector in Tanzania. The study presents possibilities of incorporating knowledge that instils in schoolchildren with tourism skills and behaviour. The research methodology utilized a mixed research design which allows for both qualitative and quantitative designs to be used concurrently. Questionnaire and documentary review were used as techniques and tools for collecting primary and secondary data respectively. The study uses empirical evidence from Vietnam, Kenya, Botswana, Malaysia and South Africa to boost domestic tourism among school stakeholders the preferred avenue for inculcating tourism values into schoolchildren in Tanzanian education system, since it allows children to grow up with tourism in their upbringing.

Item Type: Thesis (["eprint_fieldopt_thesis_type_phd" not defined])
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 330 Economics
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Tourism and Hospitality
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2018 09:49
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2018 09:49

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