This course introduces the role and processes of planning and its significance in tourism development. The course builds knowledge of key elements of tourism planning, planning processes and their application to tourism, critical issues in tourism planning, and the roles of stakeholders in tourism planning. The course is designed to help students understand the significance of tourism planning and how it can lead to different and more productive outcomes for individuals, economies, and the environment. Special focus is placed on sustainable tourism management and the role of planning at a community level using case studies from around the world.
TOUR 111 or TOUR 160 or REC 111