A Web Information System for Promoting Cultural Tourism in The Old Moat of Nakhonratchasima City Municipality

  • Yaowaret Jantakat Deartment of Information and Communication of Technology, Faculty of Sciences and Liveral Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, Nakhon Ratchasima, 30000 Thailand
  • Natthawut Chatpuak Department of Information and Communication of Technology, Faculty of Sciences and Liveral Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, Nakhon Ratchasima, 30000 Thailand
  • Pongpun Juntakut Department of Civil Engineering, Academic Divistion of Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy, Nakhon-Nayok 20061, Thailand
  • Chomphak Jantakat Vongchavalitkul University, Nakhon Ratchasima, 30000 Thailand
Keywords: web informationa system, cultural tourism, system development life cycle, life cycle

Abstract

The conservation and promotion of tourism, arts and culture resources is a goal of development plan of Nakhonratchasima City Municipality (NCM) year 2018-2021. Therefore, this article requires designing and developing web information system-based System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for promoting cultural tourism in the old moat of NCM. Scope of study focuses on the linked routed between Thao Suranaree Monument and 6 old temples (Bueng, Sakaeo, Bon, E-San, Phra Narai Maharat, and Phayap). In this study, SDLC methodology for web development includes five steps: data collecting and analysis, plan and requirements, design and development, testing and deployment, and maintenance. Moreover, this web information system are evaluated by 2 groups: (1) group of 6-expert for content and system design and development and (2) group of 394-user for evaluating acceptance of this web technology (5 officers of section tourism promotion from office of NCM and 389 visitors).

As results, this study divided into 3 parts. The first part presented information of Thao Suranaree monument and 6 temples with activities, time and routes’ access. The second part showed output of web design and development through evaluation of 6 experts (good level with mean 4.12 (S.D. 0.21). The third part explored acceptance evaluation of this web from 5 officers of NCM and 389 visitors who accepted this web in high level with mean 3.94 (S.D. 0.43) and mean 3.41 (S.D. 0.32), respectively. Consequently, the web information system-based cultural tourism from this study can be used for promoting cultural tourism in the old moat of NCM.

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Published
2020-06-30
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Jantakat, Y., Chatpuak์., Juntakut, P., & Jantakat, C. (2020). A Web Information System for Promoting Cultural Tourism in The Old Moat of Nakhonratchasima City Municipality. nternational ournal of uilding, rban, nterior and andscape echnology (BUILT), 15, 65-76. etrieved from https://ph02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/BUILT/article/view/240393
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