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|Title:||SINGAPORE INTERNET COMMUNITY'S RECREATION ACTIVITIES AT WATERBODIES||Authors:||LOH YEN CHENG LILIAN||Issue Date:||2004||Citation:||LOH YEN CHENG LILIAN (2004). SINGAPORE INTERNET COMMUNITY'S RECREATION ACTIVITIES AT WATERBODIES. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||In view of the fact that Singapore is an island country surrounded by waterbodies, the nature of this dissertation is based on the waterbodies of Singapore as well as the recreational activities that Internet community of this country participate in. The objectives of this dissertation include exploring the types of waterbodies related recreational activities that the Internet community prefers; to identify the factors that affect the preference of the recreation activities. To assess the level of importance that corresponds to the various factors; and to discuss the implications and recommend any possible implementations. A survey is carried out to collect the relevant information from a stratified sample of Singapore's Internet community. The coastal areas are found to be the most popular and frequently visited waterbodies among the coasts, rivers and reservoirs. Friends' company is a very important factor that determines the visits to waterbodies as well as the participation of recreational activities at the waterbodies. Clean waterbodies sites and pleasant atmosphere are the next two most important factors. Demographic categories with the most significant differences in ranking the importance of variables between different groups are age, race and marital status The 2 variables that show the most number of significant differences are friends' company and time. It shows that the importance of these two variables friends' company and time can differ at different stages of life. Different schemes can be used to specially invite groups of people emphasizing on the significant variables accordingly to the different demographic groups. More suitable schemes and developments can be done to the waterbodies to increase visits and hence participation in recreational activities.||URI:||https://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/217945|
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