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HTSM 597. Tourism Policy and Planning

Credits: 3
Department: Geography & Planning
Description: Advanced planning principles and policy formulation frameworks/strategies applicable to tourism development at different scales--site, destination and regional. Case studies of applied tourism planning and policies in different countries.
Prerequisites: GEOG 290 or HTSM 111
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify essential planning processes for tourism destinations.
2. Apply knowledge about tourism impacts into the planning and policy making process.
3. Appraise how tourism policies or regulations shape local/national tourism development.
4. Justify effective and sustainable tourism development policies based on planning principles.

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