A review of strategic implementation of Nigeria tourism master plan: an issue for economic development
Keywords:development, tourism, strategic, master plan, implementation, designation
The implementation of Nigeria tourism master plan which was developed from 2006 – 2008 did not commence as expected. This resulted to the inability to harness areas identified by the master plan. In this regard the study objective is to examine the factors that affected the strategic implementation of the tourism master plan for economic development. The study used secondary data. And literature analysis was done. The findings revealed that the inability to implement the plan in the time it is originally allocated could be as a result of the initiators of the strategy leaving the organization or some problems which were not identified earlier surfaced during the implementation. The study concluded and recommended that there should be involvement of all stakeholders in the formulation of the strategic plan among others.
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