• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 10, Pages: 1-6

Original Article

E-lakat: A Global Positioning System-enabled Tourism Application


Objective: This study aimed to develop a mobile travel application specifically for the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. This app will enable tourist to locate different tourist attraction in the province through their mobile phone. Methods: Rapid Application Development (RAD) model was used to develop the mobile application. In order to evaluate the application, International Business Machine (IBM) Software Usability Satisfaction Tool was adopted. Findings: Moreover, the researcher concludes that E-lakat, A Global Positioning System-enabled Tourism Application, was able to meet the objectives and requirements. Based on the result of the system testing, a weighted mean of 4.75 were arrived. The result shows that the application is highly usable and in consonant with the standard set by IBM. Application: It is highly recommended that this mobile application be used as a tool to introduce the province to the rest of the world.

Keywords: Global Positioning System, GPS Tourism App, GPS Travel Application, Travel App, Tourism Application.


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