Tourism in Perspective:
Understand what tourism is and its many definitions.
Learn the components of tourism and tourism management.
Examine the various approaches to studying tourism.
Appreciate how important this indu
Consider Cultural Tourism
A vast range of places, people,
CHPT 16: Tourism Planning,
Development, and Social
Identify the factors that determine the success of a
Relate tourism planning to tourism policy.
Discover what the goals of tourism development
Tourism Policy: Structure,
Content, and Process
Demonstrate critical importance of
tourism policy to competitiveness and
sustainability of a tourism destination.
Outline the structure and content of a
typical policy framework
Tourism Through the Ages
Recognize the antiquity of human travel over vast
Understand how these journeys have evolved from
trips which were difficult and often dangerous to
mass travel for millions today.
Recreation, and Other Tourist Draws
Examine the attractions sphere.
Look at the role of theme parks.
Understand the gaming industry.
Describe public and commercial
Tourism and the Environment
Understand the fundamental nature of sustainable
development and sustainable tourism.
Examine major challenges facing achievement of
Examine concept of ecotourism and its rol
Know the economic generators of tourism.
Realize the economic importance of
tourism in various world regions.
Learn about the lodging and
Learn about current trends in
various lodging operations
Understand the significance of
meetings and conventions
Evaluate future job opportunities in the tourism field.
Learn about the careers available.
Discover which might match your interests and
Know additional sources of information on careers.
Organizations in the
Become familiar with tourism distribution systems
organizations and their functions.
Understand travel agents and their role in the
Consider the impact of the Inter
Comprehend the importance of
transportation in tourism.
Understand the airline industry and its role
Examine the domination of the automobile
Learn about the role of rail