This descriptive-quantitative studied the dining strips in Sapang 1 Ternate, Cavite. These dining strips have a lot of potential to boost tourism in Cavite. The involvement of the dining owners and the local government unit of Ternate, Cavite is critical because they have first-hand knowledge of the effects of the dining strips. The dining owners of the whole population of the dining strips were given questionnaires that answered the economic impact and health protocols, while the head key offices of the local government unit were given the economic impact questionnaires. The mean and standard deviation were used in order to determine the dining strips compliance with health protocols and their economic impact on the municipality. A T-test was used in order to determine if there is a significant difference between the dining owners and the local government employee’s perceived economic impact of the dining strip. The level of compliance with the six overall health protocol practices has shown that the frontage health protocol notice is below compliance level; the entrance to the dining place and the customers dining area meets compliance level the taking and serving of food orders health protocol compliance in the kitchen area and the health protocol of the employees is far above compliance level. The data indicates that the dining owners perceive the area to have a moderate positive economic impact, while the local government unit sees a strong positive impact. Both the dining owners and the local government unit perceive that the dining strip has a mild negative impact. The findings showed that there is no significant difference in the economic impact of the dining strip as perceived by the dining owners and the local government unit; therefore, accept the null hypothesis. On the basis of the data, a tourism development plan was developed.
Published Date: 2022-06-16; Received Date: 2022-05-16