The study was on the impact of marketing in the development of tourism in Enugu state.
The researcher towards reviewing all the related literature necessary to up date the subjects and have a better understanding of the impact of marketing n the development of tourism. Research conducted revealed that for tourism to prosper in the future that is needed for recognition and implementation of all the marketing concepts.
The data for this study were collected both from the primary and secondary sources. A pilot survey of the population was conducted to determine the sample size, on the course of the analysis, may problems were discovered to have hampered the effective and efficient performance of tourism industry in Enugu state. These findings are such as.
1.Non application of marketing concepts or marketing activities like sale promotion.
2.There is also no marketing department for the majority of the tourism organization.
3.There is also lack of government commitment in the implementation of tourism policies.
4.The tourism organization themselves have not been able to understand the environment they operate before fixing their prices.
5.Inadequacy of fund has also been the major constraints for effective tourism development. Equally tourism industry itself is managed by people who are professional incompetent in the field of tourism. The researcher based on these findings recommended that tourism association should participate in the marking of tourism policies.
The adequate publicity should be given to the industry through sales promotion and advertising to create tourism awareness. That tourism organization should establish and run their own marketing department which should be headed by marketing professions for enhancement of tourism development. That the pricing policies of the different tourist organizations.
TABLE OF CONTENT
1.2Background of the study
1.3Statement of the problem
1.4Objective of the study
1.6Significance of the study
1.7Limitation of the study
1.8Definition of the term
2.0Review of related literature
2.1The impact of tourism
2.2The service of tourism
2.3Tourism potentials in Enugu state
2.4Characteristics of tourism services
2.8The needs for tourism development.
3.1Research methodology and design
3.2Population of the study
3.5Treatment of data
DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
4.1Data presentation and interpretation
4.2Test of hypothesis
SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATION AND CONCLUSION
5.1Summary of findings
THE IMPACT OF MARKETING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM IN ENUGU STATE
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