Understand how the tourism policy and principles impact tourism development in different scales
Discuss the historical development of tourism planning in the world and in China, and the trends of tourism development
Apply the principles of tourism formulation and implement to the practices of tourism planning
Assess the tourism sustainable development referring to the tourism impacts
Apply the theory of tourism planning into special tourism cases and issues
The global tourism industry is booming, but what does this mean for tourist destinations?
On this course, you’ll explore the economic development of tourist destinations in the context of tourism destination development.
You’ll learn about tourism policy, resource and market demand, and discover the role they play in the development of destinations around the world.
You’ll also discover sustainable tourism planning and implementation, as well as tourism products, events and experiences so that you can gain a deeper understanding of the tourism destination development process.
Week 1: Tourism policy, principle and scale
Week 2: Overview of tourism planning
Week 3: Tourism formulation and implementation
Week 4: Tourism impacts and management
Week 5: Special issues and case study
This course is designed for anyone interested in tourism development, specifically tourism policy and planning.