International Journal of Research Studies in Management
Tourism Educators and Movers of the Philippines Special Issue
2022 Volume 10 Issue 4
Available Online: 18 August 2022
Baraquil, Mary Jane S.
Lyceum of the Philippines University, Batangas, Philippines
Borbon, Noelah Mae D.*
Lyceum of the Philippines University, Batangas, Philippines (firstname.lastname@example.org)
If tourists perceive a site to be dangerous, they will avoid it. Usually, their travel risk and management are related to tourism locations with multifaceted consequences that are unpredictable. Thus, this study determined the level of tourism motivations of tourists traveling to Camarines Sur in terms of escape, knowledge and places, religion, economic, self-actualization, physical attributes of destination, natural beauty, and Impression of the tourist towards destination. It also assessed the tourism risk perceptions of travelers in Camarines Sur during the COVID-19 pandemic regarding health, psychological, financial, destination and travel risk through a quantitative method. The study focused primarily on the travel motivator and travel risk perceptions of tourists in Camarines Sur, a total sample of 385 tourists as the respondents. The research also utilized frequency and percentage, weighted mean and composite mean, and the significance test to come up with results. In Religion, economic, and physical aspects of the Camarines Sur proved to be the least motivating factors. More so, health risk, psychological risk, and financial risk are the primary risks associated with to travel experiences of the respondents. There were also practical recommendations made to strengthen the capacity of the tourists to travel.
Keywords: tourism motivation, tourism risk, perceptions, pandemic
Cite this article:
Baraquil, M. J. S., & Borbon, N. M. D. (2022). Motivation and travel risk in visiting Camarines Sur during COVID–19 pandemic. International Journal of Research Studies in Management, 10(4), 25-42. https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrsm.2022.43