Tag: tourism planning

How to implement Tourism 3.0 in medium and small businesses in 10 steps

At first sight, you might find the Tourism 3.0 model complex as it combines many concepts that are not yet usually integrated within the tourism business models. However, it can be far simpler than you imagine; it can be implemented just working out the following 10 steps

How to Develop an Effective Tourism Strategy for your Destination

As it happens in most industries, competition is fierce and struggle for improvement is a must, not to be left apart in the market and lose business. Tourism Planning is the key solution to this challenge, and this article explains succinctly how to do it.

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.