Assessing the feasibility of developing Mwanga historical site as a tourism destination
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There is a growing interest in cultural tourism, historical site have been one of reasons why most visitors tour tourism destination that have assets related to culture therefore, This study aimed at assessing the feasibility of developing Mwanga historical site as a tourism destination in Agubi village, Agwenya parish, kangai Sub County, in order to achieve the aim and goal of this study ,the survey focused on documenting the history of Mwanga historical site ,assessing the levels of willingness of different stakeholders to the development of Mwanga historical site , finally to identify the opportunities, challenges and solution to the development of Mwanga historical site as a tourism destination. The survey instruments used for data collection from the 50 respondents considered in this study included the sets of questionnaire guides, onsite observations. Data collected from the respondents was entered, coded and managed in Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS) the results established that Mwanga historical site can be developed as destination due to action being taken by stakeholders such renovation of the monument, availing of the plan by the district to develop Mwanga historical site, marketing of the site in addition the kind of support, that different stakeholders have towards the development of Mwanga historical site, to document the history of the site , a desk study was carried to obtain other useful information that the respondents had about the history of the site. Furthermore the study revealed that there exist the levels of willingness of different stakeholders towards the development of Mwanga ,with this it would have a positive impact towards cultural tourism development in kangai Sub County ,the study also identified some of the problem to the development of Mwanga historical such as lack of funds, limited awareness about tourism ,different views of stakeholders among other, in addition solution to the problems hindering the development of Mwanga historical was suggested by the stakeholders such as mobilization of the fund ,raising awareness about cultural tourism to mention but a few, from the results the study recommended that to enable this site develop for tourism all stakeholders should be involved, aggressive marketing , while documenting the history of the site a vision for Mwanga historical site should be created entiths with the purpose of visiting this site and the culture of the stakeholders around Mwanga historical site.