DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPUTERIZED TOURISM INFORMATION SYSTEM A CASE STUDY OF TOURISM BOARD ENUGU. A RESEARCH PROJECT MATERIAL ON COMPUTER SCIENCE
This project work is designed to ease the task involved in maintaining adequate information in tourism board Enugu.
This work researched into the area of data entry processing and report generation. The problems associated with them were detected and possible solutions were carefully implemented in the new design.
The computer introduction has proved an edge over every other technological invention. The nature of information handling is made timely and accurate and also the new computerized design accepts and keeps rewards of all activities taking place in the visitors to verify from the tourist managers the types of facilities they have.
This ineffect helps the management in decision taking, the new system is very accurate, timely and comprehensive especially on report generation. It is very cost effective and easy to use.
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Every aspect of life activity maintains and manager an information system. Information system provides comprehensive guideline and knowledge about the activity that guide.
This project work concentrates on computer based tourism information system. Tourism is an aspect of life activity that concerns man and his environment. It is of great economic importance and his life lashing activity. It generates revenue for the state and the country. Some tourist centers are naturally endowed places for human relaxation and for the provision of natural resource. The lakes, rocks, caves, waterfalls and mountains are all naturally provided tourist centers, man in his bid to add more to what God has provided for him, developed others such as zoos, hotels, parks, and other places of interest.
Tourism information management is very necessary in the society.
It maintains and provides accurate and adequate records about tourist center within a specified geographical area at a particular home.
The tourism phenomenon is a result of man’s inherent desire to change his environment for purpose of psychological satisfaction as well as business exploration.
Tourism today emanates mainly from development countries with high level technological growth. This is because improved technology ensures less working hours and greater income – leading to the use of the extra time for leisure and relaxation for exploration in terms of business opportunities or discussion of other cultures.