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Title:
TOURISM STATUS OF SOUTHERN LEYTE PROVINCE: BASIS FOR WEB-BASED TOURISM MARKETING STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT

Authors:
Jenny May T. Cinco

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Jenny May T. Cinco
Instructor I, Leyte Normal University, Paterno Street, Tacloban City 6500 Leyte

MLA 8
Cinco, Jenny May T. "TOURISM STATUS OF SOUTHERN LEYTE PROVINCE: BASIS FOR WEB-BASED TOURISM MARKETING STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 1, Jan. 2018, pp. 317-345, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=20. Accessed 2018.
APA
Cinco, J. T. (2018, January). TOURISM STATUS OF SOUTHERN LEYTE PROVINCE: BASIS FOR WEB-BASED TOURISM MARKETING STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(1), 317-345. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=20
Chicago
Cinco, Jenny May T. "TOURISM STATUS OF SOUTHERN LEYTE PROVINCE: BASIS FOR WEB-BASED TOURISM MARKETING STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 1 (January 2018), 317-345. Accessed , 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=20.

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Abstract:
Tourism is undeniably a paramount piece in the economy. Different sectors subsist all together and play different roles but with the same aspiration of gaining substantial income. Social, cultural and educational constituencies are affected positively as tourism status arises in distinct areas of the country. This study assessed the status of Southern Leyte Tourism Industry regarding the tourism attractions, tourism services, and products that support the tourism industry to develop an advance tourism marketing strategy through the use of Information Technology concept. Tourist market of Southern Leyte's tourism and the problems exist that affect the province tourism industry were also determined. Researcher-made questionnaire and series of surveys were carried out to perceive the actual location and condition of the different tourist attractions in the province. Personal interviews were done with the Department of Trade and Industry and the Southern Leyte Tourism, Investment, and Promotions Center.