On the 6th of March 2013, Zakwan Bin Ahmad, the leader of the group had been instructed by Madam Hajah Marhaini binti Mohd Hassan, the lecturer of BEL422 Report Writing subject to prepare a report of the decreasing number of tourists that visit Jeram Linang. The purpose of this report is to give an overview about problems that are prevents Jeram Linang to be famous. This report will arise some factor that contributed the decreasing number of tourists that visits Jeram Linang. The report is to be submitted on the 6th of June 2013, together with recommendations on these matters.
From history, Jeram Linang is among the earliest areas waterfall awakened as peoples public recreation area in Kelantan. Jeram Linang is kind of a cascading waterfall of 12 meters high. Pihak Berkuasa Tempatan (PBT) namely Majlis Daerah Machang has forged a lot of conveniences like a public toilets, rest sheds, restaurant, prayer area, a camping site, and an ample car park. Good road network has been built for visitors to come visits. Jeram Linang located approximately 10 kilometers from Bandar Pasir Puteh (via the Pasir Puteh - Machang) and 15 kilometers from Bandar Machang (through the Machang - Wakaf Linchong).
1.2 Objectives Of The Study
The following are the objective of the report:
1.2.1 To determine the factors that influence the decreasing number of tourists that visits Jeram Linang. 1.2.2To investigate the problems that are prevents Jeram Linang to be famous. 1.2.3To come out with recommendation on how to solve this problem.
1.3 Scope Of The Study
In conducting this report, online resources, newspapers and published reports on the issue were looked into before analyzing the data in detail. Besides that, other relevant text references were also used to justify the scope and focus of the report. Moreover, 30 questionnaires were distributed to visitors who came to visits Jeram Linang. The limitation of this report is due to the inability to distribute more questionnaires, as well as to interview relevant subjects, because of time constraint in locating the subject.
2.0 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
This section discusses the methodology of the research. The main purpose of the research is to investigate the factors that influence the decreasing number of tourists that visits Jeram Linang. To assess and gain all the data needed to find out the factors, 30 respondents was chosen at the site, Jeram Linang. Data for the research were collected through questionnaire, interview and observation. 2.2Research Instruments
Our research utilized both the quantitative and qualitative research methodology. The instruments used to collect the data were questionnaire, interview and observation. A set of questionnaire containing 20 questions divided into 4 sections which is including demographic, comprehension, factors the decreasing number of tourists that visit Jeram Linang, and recommendation part. A questionnaire (Appendix A) was developed. The qualitative data for the research came from interview and observation. The interview was utilized to confirm the findings from the questionnaire as well as to triangulate the data collection methods. Ten respondents were involved in the interview and five questions had been asked. The interview further explored that Jeram Linang less-likely can give more pleasure than any of other recreational places around Kelantan. An interview sheet (Appendix B) was developed. Observations were another method of data collection for the research. In this study, observations was used for the purposed of supporting the complaints and recommendations that we received from the respondents. An observation sheet (Appendix C) was developed.
Our selective respondents are from visitors who came to visits Jeram Linang, Machang, Kelantan. We are selecting 30 persons of respondents which are come on vacation or to have picnic there. A...