|Module title||Tourism Resource Development|
|Module lecturer||mgr Qihang Qiu|
|Faculty||Faculty of Human Geography and Planning|
Timetable will be published in the USOS system.
Module aim (aims)
Tourism Resource Development is a course that focuses on the development and management of tourism resources, with the aim of promoting sustainable tourism practices. The course covers various aspects of tourism resource development, including natural resources as well as cultural resources. Students in this course will learn about the principles of sustainable tourism development, including the economic, environmental, and socio-cultural impacts of tourism. They will also explore the role of various stakeholders in tourism resource development, including government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and local communities. Additionally, the course will cover topics such as destination planning, marketing and promotion, and visitor management.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
This course will provide an introduction to the concepts, practices, and challenges of tourism resource development. Through lectures, case studies, and discussions, students will gain an understanding of the importance of tourism resources and their management, as well as the economic, social, and environmental impacts of tourism.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Tourism Resource Development
Definition and concept of tourism resource development
Types and characteristics of tourism resources
The role of tourism resources in the tourism industry
Lesson 2: Tourism Resource Planning and Management
The importance of tourism resource planning and management
The process of tourism resource planning and management
Techniques for assessing tourism resources
Lesson 3: Economic Impacts of Tourism Resource Development
The economic benefits and challenges of tourism resource development
Economic impact assessment techniques
Strategies for maximizing economic benefits and minimizing negative impacts
Lesson 4: Social and Cultural Impacts of Tourism Resource Development
The social and cultural benefits and challenges of tourism resource development
Social and cultural impact assessment techniques
Strategies for promoting positive social and cultural impacts and minimizing negative impacts
Lesson 5: Environmental Impacts of Tourism Resource Development
The environmental benefits and challenges of tourism resource development
Environmental impact assessment techniques
Strategies for promoting sustainable tourism resource development and minimizing negative environmental impacts
The final assessment will be based on students' performance during the lesson and final presentation.