L19_Tourism Planning

L19_Tourism Planning - + THM1311 Introduction to Tourism...

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Unformatted text preview: + THM1311 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Management Lecture 19 Tourism Planning + Chapter 5 Tourism Planning 2 Objectives 1. To explain the reasons for tourism planning. 2. To identify the barriers to tourism planning. 3. To describe the tourism planning process. + Destination planning Some tourism destination have flourished without any conscious planning , but many have suffered serious consequences for not carefully considering future events and their impacts on the destination. Planning is a process of selection from among alternative courses of actions. All planning involves an analysis of future . 3 + Reasons for Tourism Planning 1. Tourism development has both negative and positive impacts . 2. Tourism is more competitive than ever before and there has been a proliferation in the promotion of tourism destinations. 3. Tourism is a more complicated phenomenon than it was previously thought to be. 4. Tourism has damaged many natural and cultural resources. 5. Tourism affects everyone in a community and all people involved in tourism should participate in the tourism planning process. 4 + The Destination Life Cycle An evolutionary view of tourist destinations. Assumes all destinations go through certain stages with different economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts. Provides the basis and reference for planning. 5 + The Destination Life Cycle Butler & Waldbrook (1991) Time # of Visitors Exploration Involveme nt Developme nt Consolidatio n Stagnation Decline Rejuvenati on 6 + The Destination Life Cycle Exploration: Small numbers of adventurous visitors are attracted by the area’s natural and cultural attractions. There is little or no infrastructure for tourism Involvement: Local investment in tourism and tourism advertising starts. Visitor numbers begin...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2011 for the course TOURISM & 1311 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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