For all courses in tourism development planning for both the public and private sectors.
Fundamentals of Planning and Developing Tourism brings into focus the growing importance of tourism in developing economies of the world, for social change, alleviating poverty, and achieving sustained growth. It offers a complete, organized, and quantifiable methodology for tourism development planning that reflects economics, marketing, and crucial issues such as conservation, capacity constraints, and social acceptability. It covers all steps used for analyzing and planning tourism development in free market, mixed, and centrally-planned economies. The text is replete with historical explorations and examples, including several real life case studies illuminating both successes and failures in tourism planning and development.
1. Understanding Tourism Development 2. Toward a General Theory of Tourism Planning and Development. the BIK System 3. Prerequisites for Sustainable Tourism 4. Examples of General and Special Interest Tourism PART II. PLANNING ISSUES FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT 5. Market System and Planned Growth 6. Practicing Sustainable Tourism Development PART III. PLANNING PROCESSES FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT 7. Planning Cycle in Government Assisted Tourism Development8. Tourism Development in Market Economic Systems 9. Government Policies and Legislations for Tourism Development 10. Financing Government and Private Sector Tourism Projects PART IV. TECHNIQUES FOR PLANNING AND DEVELOPING TOURISM 11. Surveying the Tourism Product 12. Analyzing Tourism Economy and Tourism Product 13. Planning Tourism At National, Regional, and Local Destination Levels 14. Project Design, Permit and Construction 15. Project Financing, Agreements and Ownership 16. Computer Simulations, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Geographic Information System (GIS) 17. Managing, Planning and Marketing Tourism PART V. HISTORIES AND CASE STUDIES OF TOURISM PLANNING * Waterfront Tourism Destination and Redevelopment, Boynton Beach, Florida, USA* Suite Hotel & Resort (Apart-Hotel), Marmaris, Mu