Department of Travel & Tourism Management
BTEC HND in Travel and Tourism Management
Tourism Development Planning
Tutor: Ms. Lila Moshtael
ID No: 5749
Session: February 2012 -------------------------------------------------
Assessment Page No
Rationale for planning 04
Tourism Planning and Development 07
Need for planning for sustainable tourism development 08
Current issues related to Tourism development Planning 10 Conclusion 11 References 12
Tourism has growth into one of the world’s major industries and has thus also become an increasingly important, if complex, issue for environment policy. Unless is developed in a sustainable manner, we will be unable to achieve key objectives of global environmental policy such as preservation of biological diversity.
Tourism itself depends a lot on the existence of unspoilt nature and landscapes, as well as a healthy environment. If nature is messed up, landscapes are destroyed, water, energy and soil are over exploited, and the economic based tourism is also undermined.
* Rationale for planning in the travel and tourism industry
As an International consultant, I have been given an opportunity to develop a tourist resort of my dreams in a remote, undeveloped but inhabited island in the South Pacific. In my proposal for this project will show aspects of tourism development and planning. I have chose Vanuatu for my project destination resort. In my project, I am going
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