Tag: tourism planning

Johnny Cay Regional Park: Strategies for Conservation in the Caribbean

In previous posts I have exposed many theoretical literature about sustainable tourism. This one portraits how sustainable development is carried out in a specific case study.

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

Your Road Map to a Great Tourism Business Plan

The business planning theory is somehow applicable to all sectors. However, when planning a tourism business it is necessary to bear in mind all the specific characteristics of this industry.

The innovation challenge in destinations

Destinations rivalry in the globalized travel market is stronger than ever, for it is necessary to develop ongoing innovation practices in many aspects of the business.

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 marketing

Clustering the destination is also convenient from the marketing perspective, so long as the cluster has a well defined identity and it is well marketed, cluster operators benefit from the attraction power of the cluster

Clustering benefits for sustainability

Clustering strategy has also many benefits for the destination sustainability, mainly due to the optimization of the planning, which in turn optimizes the tourism flows in relation to the resources and their carrying capacity