International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 4, April 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]

Tourist Perception on Harassments in Sri Lanka (With Special Reference to Mount Lavinia)
      Rathnayake RDVT and Wijesundara WGSR
Abstract: Ensuring safety of tourists in the tourist destinations is not only an issue but also an important factor to retaining the higher number of tourist arrivals to the country since, it’s significance to the Sri Lankan economy. Because, cases of tourists being robbed, murdered or sexually harassed are reported often in several destinations in Sri Lanka. Amidst to this background, this study aims to identify the tourist dependability on policies and regulations to ensure their safety and identify the tourist understanding on society and measure the perception on harassments in relation with society. As a popular coastal area, Mount Lavinia was selected for this study. The population for the study being tourists who visited Mount Lavinia, a sample of 80 tourists were selected using the convenience sampling technique. Both primary and secondary data were used for the study and quantitative method was employed to analyze the data. Results revealed that tourists have good understanding on society and they have agreed that Sri Lanka has harassment free environment to travel. Finding of this study will be useful to the tourism policy makers, tour operators, tourists etc.

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Rathnayake RDVT and Wijesundara WGSR (2018); Tourist Perception on Harassments in Sri Lanka (With Special Reference to Mount Lavinia); Int J Sci Res Publ 5(4) (ISSN: 2250-3153).
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