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Physical tourism potentials in Mubi Town, Adamawa State, Nigeria

Abdullahi, Hashim and Asmawi, M. Zainora and Abdul Aziz, Abdul Razak (2018) Physical tourism potentials in Mubi Town, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 8 (1). pp. 64-73. E-ISSN 2231-9514

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World tourism is the fastest growing industries in the world that among others provides multi-million jobs opportunities; assisting in the significant infrastructure development and cross-cultural appreciations. It also supports revenue generation to governments at all levels and serves as the most contributing sector to many countries of the world. Thus, this paper carries out an empirical investigation of the physical tourism potentials of Mubi Town, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Primary data was collected through a well-structured questionnaire survey using five grading scale, and site observations of the physical tourism potentials. A total of 100 residents were selected as the respondents via random sampling technique. The research discovered six significant physical tourism potentials out of 12, namely; Tike Cattle Market, Wednesday Market, traditional local industries, Emir Palace, two minarets of Central Mosque, and River Yadzram. The analysis for the reliability test was also carried out using Spearman correlation techniques between the various segments of the questionnaire. This is based on the respondents’ responses to ascertain the level of the reliability. The descriptive statistics were used to correlate the relationship between Physical Tourism Potentials (PTP) and Environmental Elements (EE) of the study area. The result demonstrates the correlation between PTP and EE is highly significant at (0.01, 2-Tailed), indicating that, the Physical Tourism Potentials (PTP) in Mubi Town plays an integral role in the tourism potentials of the town.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3126/67898 *********************************************************************** Published in Vol 8 no. 1 2018 with page number 64-73. On the header of page 70-73, the vol. no. and issue is Volume 6 Issue 2, 2016.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tourism potential, Environment, Mubi Town, Spearman Correlation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr MZainora Asmawi
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2018 10:47
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2019 12:52
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/67898

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