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TOU3008 Tourism Planning and Development

Short Description: Tourism Planning & Development
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Business
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 080701 - Tourism
Grading basis : Graded


Enrolment is not permitted in TOU3008 if TOU2007 or TOU3007 has been previously completed.


This course provides a study of tourism planning and development in different geographic contexts such as the region, destination and site. The course has a strong focus on sustainability and adopts the sustainable approach to tourism planning and development, which integrates economic, environmental and sociocultural concerns. It covers the importance of matching supply and demand, using resources sustainably, and recognizing the various stakeholders such as the local community, different types of tourists, the tourism industry and different levels of government, and considering their perspectives in planning.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 5 December 2021