Future Focus Research has won the contract to conduct a survey amongst residents and visitors to Dartmoor National Park. The project was won in conjunction with The Tourism Company who led on the bid and will be involved in the questionnaire design and reporting. Interviews will be conducted amongst visitors to the 3 Visitor Information Centres at Haytor, Postbridge and Princetown and amongst residents and visitors at various location acrossDartmoor. A total of1000 face to face interviews will be conducted. A detailed programme of interviewing has been developed so that a wide sample and cross section of visitors and residents will be interviewed. Interviewers will use Computer assisted Personal Interviewing Tablet PCs to record the interviews. The programme will commence in June and be completed by the end of August.
Kelly Jones of Future Focus Research said ‘ it is a very interesting project to win and we are delighted to be working with The Tourism Company. Their knowledge and experience of tourism in national parks will add commensurably to the quality of the final output.’