Tag: tourism development

The Economic Impact of Tourism Development

Tourism used to be regarded as a secondary sector to care about, but figures state it very clearly: is the number 1 export business worldwide, and moreover is the key business sector for most developing economies

How to Involve Locals in Destination Management & Marketing

Involving locals in the tourism development is one of the key hallmarks of Tourism 3.0. This article explains an interesting case study showcasing how this collaboration can be achieved.

The World Bank builds country ownership in the National Tourism Strategy of Georgia

This case study showcases how not only execution but also tourism development planning requires strong contribution and engagement by local stakeholders. Without a good understanding of the local reality, planning is rather unlikely to be successful.

5 Common Mistakes in Business Planning

Destination planning may take know how from many disciplines, but business planning is likely to be always present, at least when it goes micro

Key strategies to address Barcelona’s tourism challenges

Barcelona in one of the many case studies of mature destinations which have to rethink their tourism model to accommodate the new reality, tackle its challenges and ensure the sustainability of the tourism development

Typical challenges in mature destinations (II)

Clustering strategy, along with other specific strategies may address most of the challenges that mature destinations usually have to face.

How cluster development applies to mature destinations

Clustering strategy may apply to mature destinations in many ways: developing new clusters from scratch, reconverting or leveraging existing clusters, re-clustering, or just enhancing the cluster competitiveness

How do Theme Park clusters develop?

Theme Park clusters follow similar strategies and dynamics as that of industrial clusters. They are a special case study to which it is worth paying attention.

Clustering benefits for profitability and growth

The synergies created within the cluster between the operators and the optimization of the cluster’s services and infrastructures are the key factors that make clustering strategy a source of profitability and growth, so long as this profitability attracts more investments