The research study is to assess tourist centres in Badagry is and to examine its contribution as a catalyst to increase what tourism level in Lagos State. The research is also designed to assess the problems and challenges of tourists’ centre and principle guidelines on tourism. This study will also make recommendation on how to improve the effectiveness of tourism development in Badagry, Nigeria.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page i
Table of content vi
- Background of the study
- Statement of research problem
- Aims and objectives
- Research questions
- Significant of the study
- Operational definition of term
- Review of related literature
- History of Badagry
- Slave trade in Badagry
- Badagry investment plan by P.P.G
- Tourism centres in Lagos State generally
- Importance of the tourist centres
to Badagry community
- Study area
- People and culture
- Research design
- Data collection instrument and administration
- Method of data collection
- Study area
Result and discussion
- Content analysis
- Discussion of major finding
Summary conclusion and recommendation
Badagry is often referred to as the cradle of civilization and Christianity in Nigeria. Apart from being the land of wonders, Badagry unlock the history of the slave trade era in Nigeria.
Tourist centers in Badagry is wealth for the teeming jobless in Nigeria, the industry is capable of generating billions of naira if well nurtured. Tourism site just about the attraction and facilities that we can offer, important as this are; it’s about people and particularly about the relationship between the customer and the individual providing the service. It is one of several modernism influences such as mass media, urbanization and information which significantly affect the attitude and value of people in all section of the society.
Tourist centers in Badagry is well developed, Tourism attraction needs to be developed in Badagry very well so as to engage the tourist in recreational activities to let them know how to utilize their leisure. Badagry community engaged in tourism activities.
In Nigeria at large tourism is well recognized in Badagry communities because of this there are still a lot of upcoming professional tourist and people thereby making it possible for tourism to be developed in Badagry communities and in the study of the field.
Government need to facilities and equip tourist attraction centers in Badagry with material and in the study of the field.
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
History records that slave trade began in Badagry in 1473 and general prominence between 15th and 19th centuries. The growth of the field of tourisms in Badagry community has been rapid in the recent year; there is increased need to provide skilled employees to meet the needs of the tourist centers in Badagry in the future. This can only be possible if the tourist attraction centers in Badagry community attract the people in the community.
It is widely acknowledged by both practitioners and scholars that a tourist center in badagry is a critical element to sustainable tourism development in any country in other words, Nigeria cannot develop its tourist in Badagry without the community workforce.
The town of Badagry wants to enlighten the world to its history sites landscape cultural artifacts and rules of human slavery Badagry wanted to share this world heritage site with others.