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Tourism Planning and Development

Global Temple Conference

Course Number: 
Tourism and Hospitality Management
Semester(s) Offered: 
Spring 2024
Spring 2023
Credit Hours: 

An analysis of the socioeconomic planning process involved in developing tourism destinations in global, community, metropolitan, urban, and rural settings. Emphasis will be on policy and product development, regeneration and enhancement of facilities and services to meet the needs of tourists. Includes the adjustment process involved in integrating tourism into a developing economy, and the project management skills inherent in steering a development from inception to fruition. Extensive use is made of concepts from sociology, economics, political science, and business disciplines. Special readings from the current literature, case studies, guest speakers, and video cases will form an integral part of this course.


Must be a student in the College of Sport Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Must be a sophomore or above in class standing.

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