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Tourism Policy & Planning - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll review lessons on tourism policy and planning. Lessons cover tourism policy development, sustainable tourism and tourism planning. Take as much time as you need to review these lessons. To ensure you're ready to move on, take the short quiz accompanying each lesson to test your knowledge. These learning tools are written by professional instructors and highlight the most pertinent tourism policy and planning information in a user-friendly way. This chapter is designed to:
- Detail key tourism planning components
- Explain the process used to develop tourism policy
- Discuss the characteristics of sustainable tourism
1. Components of Tourism Planning
After this lesson, you'll understand what it takes to create a tourism plan for a particular area. You'll see that it is not just about building an attraction and letting tourists come. No, more is involved.
2. The Tourism Policy Development Process
Learn how tourism policies are developed in this lesson. You'll see how the economic growth of a nation or region is taken into consideration and discover how stakeholders of the tourism organization are guided to accept new policies.
3. Sustainable Tourism: Definition, Characteristics & Examples
This lesson goes over an important kind of tourism called sustainable tourism. You'll learn the definition and characteristics of this type of tourism before exploring two real-life examples of it in action.
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