Technology and Tourism: Impacts to Local Tourism Attractions: A Case in Southern Cebu, Philippines
  • Author(s): Ma. Leslie B. Basallo
  • Paper ID: 1701114
  • Page: 377-386
  • Published Date: 18-05-2019
  • Published In: Iconic Research And Engineering Journals
  • Publisher: IRE Journals
  • e-ISSN: 2456-8880
  • Volume/Issue: Volume 2 Issue 10 April-2019
Abstract

Tourism is often regarded as one of the fastest growing industries worldwide. The impact of technology to tourism has created major developments and exciting opportunities for travellers. Information and communication services, bookings and reservations system give convenience to travel and tourism. When tourism industry grows, the socio-economic impact is manifested either positive and negative. Thus,this study adheres to the standards of a descriptive-quantitative research design and mixed-methods approach. The results showed that impact of technology to tourism is great. While the socio-economic impact of tourism is moderate. This indicates that there are more opportunities for travel and tourism leading to the manifestations of the positive and negative technological and socio-economic inclinations of tourism in host community in Southern Cebu. This will serve as basis for recommendations to better improve and strengthen tourism in host community in the area.

Keywords

community, host inclinations, technology, tourism, socio-economic

Citations

IRE Journals:
Ma. Leslie B. Basallo "Technology and Tourism: Impacts to Local Tourism Attractions: A Case in Southern Cebu, Philippines" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 2 Issue 10 2019 Page 377-386

IEEE:
Ma. Leslie B. Basallo "Technology and Tourism: Impacts to Local Tourism Attractions: A Case in Southern Cebu, Philippines" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 2(10)