This paper entitles “Analysis on Bataan Tourism Industry: Bases for extension activities of selected faculty and students of Bataan Peninsula State University”, aimed to assess and evaluate the knowledge ability and level of appreciation of the selected barangay officials and residents equally distributed in the 11 towns and 1 city in Bataan, Philippines. Study used the descriptive method and qualitative method of research where the sample respondents were chosen at random. Important findings of the study showed that the barangay officials and the residents were knowledgeable and appreciative in Mt Samat as one of the historical places in Bataan while the other historical places, natural made places of attraction and beaches and resorts they were less knowledgeable and they were less appreciative. Result of the study implies that there were three major problems besetting the tourist industry in the province namely; entrepreneurial skills to market the product, insufficient government funding to upgrade level of standards and tourism entrepreneurial skills mismatch the target clientele. The BPSU Tourism faculty and students through its extension activities will plan program of activities that may improve and advance the tourism industry.
Thelma Manansala, Bataan Peninsula State University, The Philippines
Eliizabeth Joson, Bataan Peninsula State University, The Philippines
Ann-Regine Lim, Bataan Peninsula State University, The Philippines
Stream: Education and Social Welfare
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