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Assignment on Sustainable Tourism Development

   

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SUSTAINABLE
TOURISM
DEVELOPMENT
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Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1
TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1
1.1 Benefits to stakeholders from planning of tourism development..........................................1
1.2 Advantages and disadvantages of public/private sector tourism planning partnerships.......2
TASK 2............................................................................................................................................3
2.1 Analysing the features of tourism development planning at different levels........................3
2.2 Evaluate the significance of interactive planning systems and processes in tourism
development with reference to the Philippines case study..........................................................4
2.3 Evaluate different methods available to measure tourist impact with reference to
Philippines case study..................................................................................................................5
TASK 3............................................................................................................................................6
3.1................................................................................................................................................6
3.2................................................................................................................................................6
3.3 Analyse different stages in planning for sustainability..........................................................7
TASK 4............................................................................................................................................7
4.1 Evaluate methods of resolving a conflict of interests to ensure the future wellbeing of a
developing tourism destination such as Philippines Case...........................................................7
4.2 Analyse the implications of balancing supply and demand with reference to the Philippines
Case..............................................................................................................................................8
4.3 Evaluate the moral and ethical issues of enclave tourism in the Philippines Case study......9
TASK 5..........................................................................................................................................10
5.1 Compare current issues associated with tourism development in a developing country and
an emerging destination where the impacts of tourism are different.........................................10
5.2 Evaluate, with recommendations, the future development of tourism in these chosen
destinations................................................................................................................................11
CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12
REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
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INTRODUCTION
Sustainable tourism can be defined as tourism activity which is able to take full
interpretation of it ongoing and future social, environmental and economic impacts along with
fulfilling the needs of industry, environment, host communities and visitors. Therefore
sustainable tourism should include following concepts: a) making appropriate use of the
available natural resources is the key principle of sustainable tourism development along with
conservation of natural biodiversity and heritage, b) respect the authenticity of host community
and conserve the heritage and traditional value and c) it also ensure the long term economical
operation along with the provision of socio-economic benefits to all the stakeholders involved in
tourism industry (Briassoulis and Van der Straaten, 2013). Sustainable tourism also tends to
minimise the cost and increase the benefits provided to tourist.
TASK 1
1.1 Benefits to stakeholders from planning of tourism development
As per the views of Lee, (2013), stakeholders are those person, individuals and
organisations which are directly connected to tourism industry. Following are the stakeholders
that can be associated with tourism industry: local people of the particular area, travellers,
national and local government, tourism associations, financial institutions and various private
and governmental that are operating in tourism sector.
Planning for the tourist development includes the recognition of goals and programmes that
aid in achieving the defined aims by performing the specific tasks and activities. In tourism
industry many strategies are planned for the development sustainable tourism and this planning
is based on demands and supply of resources along with the perceptions of different traveller.
Along with this concept of proactive stance can be applied for the analysing of developed
tourism planning. By taking a look on the economic growth in Philippines it was found that it is
growing at very slow rate thus by increasing the employment opportunities and eradicating
poverty will pose positive impacts on the lifestyle of Philippines. The contribution of tourism
industry in overall GDP of Philippines is around 10.5%. The major tourist destination are
rainforest, island, mountains ranges and many heritage sites. Following are the benefits to
stakeholders from the planning of tourism development:
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Local People: There are more than 3 million people in the Philippines that are working in
the tourism industry for their living. The local population can earn good profit with
development in tourism industry and improve their living standards. Business organisation: Various organisation and setups such as hotels, resorts, pubs, tour
and travel agencies are also benefited by forming plan which includes information
regarding details of the visitors and other information in order to improve their services
which help in attracting large number of tourist (Mowforth and Munt, 2015). National Government: The efficient planning aid national government to develop
infrastructure for the pleasure of tourist along with this it also help in increasing the
overall GDP of Philippines. Financial Institutions: Various financial institutions such as banks, mutual fund
agencies play an important role in development of tourism in any country. This planning
helps institution by guiding them regarding investment and return at appropriate time.
Thus it is clear that formation for plan for tourism development provides benefit to vast audience
in different ways. Some of the common examples of Public Private Partnership (PPP) is a pact
between government and private organization for anti-corruption campaign in Philippines,
sustainable development is another factor for which two types of organizations have come
together to achieve a common goal.
1.2 Advantages and disadvantages of public/private sector tourism planning partnerships
According to World Bank, Public private partnership (P3) is a long term contract which
take place between government organisation and private entities in order to provide the public
with benefits in the form of good services. There is need to increase the planning related to
public and private sector tourism as it will aid in facing variety of diverse situations such as:
progress in technology, international competitiveness and supplier sophistication.as it is well
know that good network play an important role especially in tourism sector as with transfer and
gain of new information help in good growth of this industry (Sharpley, 2015). Along with this
public and private partnership is important for good infrastructure development, risk assessment,
growth in community development and reward giving.
Advantages of Public private partnership are:
Public private partnership offers better infrastructure solutions for the development
sustainable tourism industry.
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