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Questionnaire used to survey tourists

 

 University of Warwick Survey, July – August 2006

Present perceptions on travel and tourism in Sri Lanka

We are students from Warwick University (UK) conducting a survey to produce a report about current travel and tourism in Sri Lanka.

We would be very grateful if we could take a moment of your time to fill out our short survey.

Thank you for talking to us.

 Please tick appropriate words.

 

1.) How would you describe the purpose of your visit to Sri Lanka?

Holiday Volunteer/ charity work

Gap year travel Visiting relatives

 

2.) Is this your first visit to Sri Lanka?

Yes No

When was your last visit?

3.) If no, why did you decide to come again? - Please rank in order of importance

Affordability Visiting relatives

 

Climate Tourist attractions

Culture/History

Volunteer work

Scenery/Wildlife

 

Other _____________________

 

 

4.) If yes, why did you decide to come? - Please rank in order of importance:

Affordability

Visiting relatives

Climate

Tourist attractions (e.g. elephant orphanage)

Culture/History

Volunteer work

Scenery/Wildlife

 

Other _____________________

 

5.) Why are you visiting at this time of year?

School/ university holidays Festivals

Weather Other ______________________

 

6.) Why have you chosen to visit the south west of the island?

For the beaches For the hotels/guest houses

 

For the tourist sites Other ________________________________

 

 

7.) Where on the island are you staying? __________________________________

 

 

8.) What type of accommodation?

Guest house Hotel (1-2*) Hotels 3* and above

9.) What sites of interest have you visited/plan to visit

Adam's Peak Kandy Festivals

Beaches Rainforest area

Colombo Sigiriya Rock

Elephant Orphanages Temples

Galle

Other ________________________________________________________

 

10.) What nationality would you class yourself as?

 

11.) What age category do you fall into?

 

16-19 20-25 26-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 >61

 

 

12.) Any comments _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 Thank You