Developing a successful strategic plan for tourism requires taking a comprehensive destination management approach. A Destination Management Planning Model developed by Tourism Queensland provides a process for developing a strategic plan for a destination.
Source: Queensland Tourism Strategy, Tourism Queensland 2006
A successful strategic plan should:
Strategic destination planning is a cyclical process that requires ongoing monitoring and review and the flexibility to adapt to changing conditions.
Additional best practice case studies of regional tourism destinations can be found in the Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre’s Sustainable Regional Tourism Destinations report.
The extended appendix version of the Analysis of national, state, regional and local tourism strategies and plans: identification of strategic issues report contains additional appendices that summarise each of the 76 strategies that composed the sample included in the analysis. ...
This scoping study provides an overview of a detailed analysis undertaken on 76 Australian National, State/Territory, Regional and Local Tourism strategies and plans. This study aimed to compile an extensive desk top audit and review in order to create a ...
This report presents the findings of an investigation into the ability of regional destinations to attract visitors into the Australian countryside. The main objectives of the research were to: • Examine how tourists can be dispersed throughout regional ...
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In this paper, the author attempts to answer the question of how to develop tourism in a sustainable way as a tool of regional sustainable development, while respecting local conditions, communities and environment.
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We are seeking your comment and views on how you can participate in the National Tourism Research Agenda. The Agenda was discussed at the CAUTHE conference on 10 February (presentation and draft Agenda attached).The Research Advisory Board is one of nine Working Groups established to implement the National Long-Term Tourism Strategy. The Research Advisory Board has developed the draft National Tourism Research Agenda Framework for identifying and informing tourism research priorities from now to 2020 and beyond.The draft National Tourism Research Agenda is aimed at guiding research activities to support the needs of government and industry. The development of the Agenda has been informed by analysis of research audit, the issues and gaps identified in the National Long-Term Tourism Strategy, the Jackson Report and the work of the Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre. The framework has identified four key themes or research pillars: Curre
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