Tourism Planning

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Tourism Planning

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5
  • Overview

    Main Content:
    ? Tourism development - concepts and issues
    ? Planning techniques for different types of tourism - community, urban, rural, resorts
    ? National, regional and local tourism planning - approaches to tourism planning, the planning
    process, major elements of tourism development plans.
    ? Resource and market analysis, feasibility studies, compiling a master plan for tourism
    development

    Main Outcomes:
    At the end of this modules students will be able to:
    ? explain and discuss the principles and requirements for sustainable tourism development
    ? demonstrate an understanding of different approaches to national, regional and local
    tourism planning
    ? construct a tourism development plan

    Pre-requisites: At least 3 second year modules in Tourism

    Breakdown of Learning Time:
    Contact with lecturer/tutor: 24 hours
    Assignments & tasks: 32 hours
    Tests & examinations: 6 hours
    Self study: 30 hours
    Other: Excursion: 8 hours

    Assessment:
    Class tests: 25%
    Assignments: 25%
    Examination: 50%

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.