Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269

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Kola Farinloye

Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology, Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria

  • Research Article   
    Level of Acceptability, General Perception and Views of Ecotourism to Local People around Okomu National Park, Nigeria
    Author(s): Kola Farinloye*, Idowu Ologeh, Tinu Ekanade, Olusola Adediran, Omotayo Sindiku and Oyeyemi Soretire

    Okomu National park in Nigeria is known for its ecotourism potentials. Although it has experienced transformation over the past years as a result of a drastic improvement in its infrastructures, however, it’s hard to justify the utilization of existing features using ecotourism as a yard stick. Hence the study was carried out to ascertain the level of acceptability and general perception and views of ecotourism to local people around Okomu National park in Nigeria. Data was obtained from both primary and secondary sources. Main source of primary data was Questionnaire survey, while Focus Group Discussions (FGD) and interviews with Key stakeholders, Service providers in charge of accommodation, Tour guides, and members of the Local authority were used for secondary data, respectively. Three (3) classes or respondents were served 300 structured questionnaires. Tourists on.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0269.21.s2.003

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