Strategic Development and Management of Tourism Destinations

Course Duration: 
2 Weeks
Public Sector Capacity Building
Tuition Fee: 
2 500.00 USD

​This course ​description ​is indicative, and only for reference ​purposes. The course is not scheduled unless advertised in our calendar. If you are interested in this course​,​ or require a customized course​ that is similar to this​, please note that ​fees start from USD ​25,000 for a two-week course. This fee is for a customized course for ten or fewer participants. For additional participants, the fee is USD 2500 ​per participant.

​For these fees, the client may customize the course to the precise needs ​of the client's organization. Scheduling will be in consultation with the client.

Participants: Development planners, administrators, managers or officials in development agencies related to poverty reduction schemes.

Course Brief: This course aims to enhance participants’ competencies in planning and managing sustainable tourism at local/community level as a mean to poverty reduction and local economic development. The course content covers planning and development of community tourism, rapid assessment, attraction and facility inventory, impact analysis, strategic planning for niche community tourism products and services, management of community tourism, hospitality, safety, customer services and quality control. It also includes case studies, exposure visit and community tourism development planning workshop.