Unit 7 Sustainable Tourism Development

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Unit 7 Sustainable Tourism Development

Unit 7 Sustainable Tourism Development

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Qualification Pearson BTEC HND in Travel and Tourism management
Unit 7 Sustainable Tourism Development
QCF level 5
Unit code D/601/1746
Unit type Core
Block start date 11 September 2017
Issue date 11 September 2017
Assignment submission date 10 December 2018
Lecture and formative assessment 20 weeks
Guided learning hours 60
Module Leader Dr. Joanna Voulgaropoulou
Lecturer:  

Introduction 

Being green, being environmentally sound, seeking a sustainable lifestyle, embarking on eco-tourism holidays – those are just a few examples of the language of sustainable tourism. But what do they mean? How do we come to a definition of sustainable tourism? Sustainability is now one of the most common concepts used in tourism development discussions both academically and in travel and tourism industry (Weaver 2007). More and more travel agencies and tour operators are embracing travel projects which are sustainable and which have a positive impact in the communities travelled and visited. The analytical framework of sustainability is broad encompassing both economic, environmental and socio-cultural impacts (see Sharpley 2003). Sustainable development is now part of the agenda of both nations, travel organisations, airlines and also in the accommodation sector.

Aim:

The aim of this unit is for learners to gain understanding of the rationale and different approaches to tourism planning and development, sustainable tourism, current issues and impacts of tourism.

Unit Abstract:

This unit aims to increase learners’ awareness of the need to plan and manage tourism at all levels within an international, national, regional and local frameworks. Emphasis is placed on current trends in planning for tourism development in a range of destinations. The stages in the planning process are identified and learners will be encouraged to apply theoretical models to practical case studies and site visits.

The principles and philosophy of sustainable development are introduced in this unit and learners will be required to show an in-depth understanding of issues such as carrying capacities, environmental impact and the guest-host relationships as they relate to current tourism initiatives, e.g. access, conservation, enclave tourism.

Learning Outcomes and assessment criteria: 

On successful completion of this unit a learner will: 

  • Understand the rationale for planning in the travel and tourism industry

1.1 discuss how stakeholders can benefit from planning of tourism developments with reference to a current case study

1.2 discuss the advantages and disadvantages of public/private sector tourism planning partnerships drawing on a current example

  1. Understand different approaches to tourism planning and development

2.1 analyse features of tourism development planning at different levels

2.2 evaluate the significance of interactive planning systems and processes in tourism developments

2.3 evaluate different methods available to measure tourist impact

  1. Understand the need for planning for sustainable tourism

3.1 justify the introduction of the concept of sustainability in tourism development

3.2 analyse factors that may prevent/hinder sustainable tourism development

3.3 analyse different stages in planning for sustainability

  1. Understand current issues related to tourism development planning

4.1 evaluate methods of resolving a conflict of interests to ensure the future wellbeing of a developing tourism destination

4.2 analyse the implications of balancing supply and demand

4.3 evaluate the moral and ethical issues of enclave tourism

  1. Understand the socio-cultural, environmental and economic impacts of tourism in developing countries and emerging destinations

5.1 compare current issues associated with tourism development in a developing country and an emerging destination where the impacts of tourism are different

5.2 evaluate, with recommendations, the future development of tourism in these destinations

Unit content: 

  1. Be able to understand the rationale for planning in the travel and tourism industry 

Rationale: to achieve the determined objectives eg improved employment opportunities, protection and conservation of wildlife, landscape, co-ordination between public/private partners, to maximise benefits, provide infrastructure, co-ordinate development, consumer protection; involvement of stakeholders eg developers, tourism industry, tourists and host community; public/private partnerships and advantages/disadvantages of; effective use of resources eg infrastructure; natural, cultural, heritage, human resources.

  1. Understand different approaches to tourism planning and development 

Planning: environmental; economic; social; international; national; regional; local; strategic; short term; qualitative; quantitative; methods of measuring tourism impact eg Cambridge Economic Impact Model (STEAM), Environmental Impact Studies, Pro Poor Tourism; Responsible Tourism, interactive planning systems and processes 

Development: preservation, conservation, new build

  1. Understand the need for planning for sustainable tourism

Sustainable tourism: definitions e.g. Brundtland Report (1987), Triple Bottom Line, World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), Principles for Sustainable Development (1995)

Principles: planning considerations, benefits to the environment, the host community, the tourism industry, the visitor; factors of supply of facilities and resource weighed against demand; proposed developments e.g. infrastructure required; interdependence e.g. of society, economy and the natural environment; citizenship e.g. rights and responsibilities, participation and cooperation; future generations; sustainable change e.g. development

  1. Understand current issues related to tourism development planning

Current issues: conflict e.g. tension between the planner, tour operator, tourist, government, developer, local community, guest-host relationship; impacts e.g. economic, social, environmental; access e.g. balance of supply and demand, imposition of limits, pressure on finite resources; enclave tourism e.g. advantages and disadvantages to the local community, moral and ethical issues of enclave tourism

  1. Understand the socio-cultural, environmental and economic impacts of tourism in developing countries and emerging destinations

Socio-cultural: social change, changing values, crime and gambling, moral behaviour, change in family structure and roles, tourist/host/relationships, provision of social services, commercialisation of culture and art, revitalisation of customs and art forms, destruction and  preservation of heritage

Environmental: types of conservation and pollution e.g. air, visual, noise etc., land use, ecological disruption, pressures on infrastructure and finite resources, erosion, preservation of environment e.g. national parks, drainage, irrigation

Economic: generation of employment, provision of foreign exchange, multiplier effect of tourism as contribution to the balance of payments, economic leakage, development of the private sector, foreign ownership and management

Developing countries: countries eg India, Thailand, Jordan

Emerging destinations: destinations for medical tourism eg India, Thailand, Hungary; other destinations eg Bulgaria, Qatar, Shanghai

Scheme of work

Awarding Body:  Pearson BTEC

Course: BTEC HND IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT                       

Unit: UNIT 7- SUSTAINABLE TOURISMDEVELOPMENT 

  Wk Lecture Schedule Outcome of session Activity/seminar and formative assessment Resources
1 AM

 

Introduction to the module

Address the mode of assessment

Group discussion about the scenario with regards to the assignment  and relevant tasks to be addressed

Awareness of the module content

Challenges to the LO to be addressed

 

Case study and group discussion Module outline and qualification frame work
PM

 

LO1 Understand the rationale planning in travel and tourism industry

1.1 Discuss how stakeholders can benefit from planning of tourism developments with reference to a current case study

 

 

 

 

 

Understand the principles of planning

Be able to explain different approaches to planning

Be able to review benefits of planning for tourism development

Case study, activities, group discussion, research,

addressing AC 1.1

Power Point presentation, activities, Internet websites
2 AM

 

1.2 Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of public/private sector tourism planning partnerships drawing on the Filipinos case study Advantages and disadvantages of the sector Case study, activities, group discussion, research,

addressing AC 1.1

Power Point presentation, activities, Internet websites, videos
PM

 

2.1 Analyse features of tourism development planning at different levels Features of tourism development Case study, activities, group discussion, research,

addressing AC 2.3

Power Point presentation, activities, Internet websites
3 AM  

2.2       Evaluate the significance of interactive planning systems and processes in tourism developments

Be able to explain different approaches to planning

Be able to review different levels of planning

Case studies, addressing AC 2.2 Power Point presentation, activities, Internet websites
PM 2.3       Evaluate different methods available to measure tourist impact Understand methods for measuring tourism impacts Case studies, addressing AC 2.3 Power Point presentation, activities, Internet websites
4 AM

 

3.1       Justify the introduction of the concept of sustainability in tourism development

 

3.2       Analyse factors that may prevent/hinder sustainable tourism development

Define sustainable tourism

Explain sustainable development

Understand the principles of sustainability and sustainable tourism

Case studies, discussion, group tasks, addressing AC 3.1and AC 3.2 Power Point presentation, activities, Internet websites, videos,
PM

 

3.3       Analyse different stages in planning for sustainability Be able to explain the rationale behind sustainable planning

Explain the benefits of sustainability for private and public authorities

Case study, activities, group discussion, research, addressing AC 3.3 Power Point presentation, activities, Internet websites, movies
5 AM  Assignment draft of Task  1 Recap and Formative feedback on LO1 Question and answer Assignment brief
AM Assignment draft of Task  2 Recap and Formative feedback on  LO2 Question and answer Assignment brief
6 AM

 

4.1 Evaluate methods of resolving a conflict of interests to ensure the future wellbeing of a developing tourism destination Be able to explain current stakeholder issues in sustainable planning Case study, activities, group discussion, research, addressing AC 4.1 Power Point presentation, activities, Internet websites, movies
PM

 

4.2 Analyse the implications of balancing supply and demand Be able to explain current stakeholder issues in sustainable planning Group discussion, research, addressing AC 4.2 Power Point presentation, activities, Internet websites
7 AM

 

4.3 evaluate the moral and ethical issues of enclave tourism Explain enclave tourism

Evaluate moral and ethical issues of enclave tourism

Case study, activities, group discussion research, addressing AC 4.3, Power Point presentation,
PM Assignment draft of Task   3 Recap and Formative feedback on  LO2 Assignment brief
8 AM

 

5.1 Compare current issues associated with tourism development in a developing country and an emerging destination where the impacts of tourism are different Compare developing and developed tourism destinations

Explain examples of current issues

Case study, activities, group discussion, research, addressing AC 5.1 Power Point presentation, activities, Internet websites
PM

 

5.2 Evaluate, with recommendations, the futuredevelopment of tourism in these destinations Case study addressing LO5 Compare developing and developed tourism destinations

Make recommendations, the futuredevelopment of tourism in these destinations

 

Case study, activities, group discussion, research, addressing 5.2 Power Point presentation, video, activities, Internet websites
9 AM  Assignment draft of Task  4 Recap and Formative feedback on LO4
PM Assignment draft of Task   5 Recap and Formative feedback on   LO5
10 Assignment Support and submission week Recap and Formative feedback all LOs

 

Recommended text and links:

  • Cooper, C., Fletcher. J., Fyall, A., Gilbert, D. (2008) Tourism: Principles and Practice. London: Routledge.
    Hall, M. & A. Lew ( 1998) Sustainable Tourism : A Geographical Perspective. London: CAB.
  • Harris, R., Williams, P., Griffin, T. (2002) Sustainable Tourism: A Global Perspective. London: Routledge
  • Page J. ,& Connell, J (2006) Tourism: A Modern Synthesis, 2nd Edition Thomson Learning, London;
  • Sharpley, R (2003) Tourism, Tourist and Society, Huntindon: ELM Publications
  • Swarbrooke, J. (1999) Sustainable Tourism Management. Oxford: CABI Publishing.
  • Weaver, D. (2007) Sustainable Tourism. London: Routledge. 

Journals and newspapers 

  • Journal of Sustainable Tourism
  • Annals of Tourism Research
  • Tourism Management
  • European Journal of Tourism Research
  • Current Issues in Travel & Tourism
  • Annals of American Geographers
  • Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers

Online Resources:

Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning Activities:

The module tutor(s) will aim to combine lectures with tutorial activities. This environment will provide opportunities for the student to understand the course material through case study and text and to apply it in a practical way. The intent is to facilitate interactive class activities and discussion about the significant role of research in a global and local business environment. 

Teaching Ethos: The College’s approach towards teaching and learning is simple and effective. The main aim of UKCBC is to assist learners in maximising their potential by ensuring that they are taught clearly and effectively. This will enable students to engage in the learning environment and promote success in both their academic studies and subsequent career. 

Methods of Delivery:

LECTURES:

These will be developed around the key concepts as mentioned in the indicative course content and will use a range of live examples and cases from business practice to demonstrate the application of theoretical concepts. This method is primarily used to identify and explain key aspects of the subject so that learners can utilise their private study time more effectively. 

SEMINARS:

These are in addition to the lectures. The seminars are designed to give learners the opportunity to test their understanding of the material covered in the lectures and private study with the help of reference books. This methodology usually carries a set of questions identified in advance. Seminars are interactive sessions led by the learners. This method of study gives the learner an excellent opportunity to clarify any points of difficulty with the tutor and simultaneously develop their oral communication skills. 

CASE STUDIES: An important learning methodology is the extensive use of case studies. They enable learners to apply the concepts that they learn in their subjects. The learners have to study the case, analyse the facts presented and arrive at conclusions and recommendations. This assists in the assessment of the learner’s ability to apply to the real world the tools and techniques of analysis which they have learnt. The case study serves as a supplement to the theoretical knowledge imparted through the course work. 

Plagiarism:

Any act of plagiarism will be seriously dealt with according to the colleges and awarding bodies’ regulations. In this context the definition and scope of plagiarism are presented below:

Plagiarism is presenting someone’s work as your own. It includes copying information directly from the web or books without referencing the material; submitting joint coursework as an individual effort; copying another student’s coursework; stealing courseworkfrom another student and submitting it as your own work. Suspectedplagiarism will be investigated and if found to have occurred will be dealt with according to the college procedure. (For further details please refer to the plagiarism policy and the student code of conduct.)  

Assessment:

The module will be assessed meeting all the LO as specified by the awarding body, Pearson BTEC.

Please read the instructions carefully while addressing the tasks specified. 

Contribution: 100% of the module

Details: enclosed in the assignment brief 

ASSIGNMENT BRIEF

Unit Number and title 7: Sustainable Tourism Development
Qualification Pearson BTEC HND Travel and Tourism Management
QCF level 5
Start Date 11/09/2017
Issue date 11/09/2017
Deadline/ Hand-in 10/12/2018 (23:59)
Assessor
Assignment title: Sustainable Tourism Development
The purpose of the assignment:

The aim of this unit is for learners to gain understanding of the rationale and different approaches to tourism planning and development, sustainable tourism, current issues and impacts of tourism.

Scenario for Task 1, 2, 3 and 4

Early in 2015, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo sought to raise the profile of the Philippine tourism industry by visiting selected tourist destinations around the country.

During her visit to the Tubbataha Reef, the President was photographed underwater, smiling through her diving mask, her hands on top of some coral branches. Public response to the image was predictably mixed. Some sectors praised her for taking the lead in boosting a key dollar-earning industry of the country. Others, however, took issue with her perceived violation of a cardinal rule of responsible diving tourism by touching the corals. However one views her action underwater, the image of President Arroyo at the Reef is a fitting symbol of sustainable tourism development in the Philippines today.

Undoubtedly, tourism holds the promise of increased employment and income opportunities, particularly for Filipinos living in the coastal and rural areas of the country. Yet, it is an industry built upon the most fragile of natural and cultural environments, where the most inconsequential and innocent of human gestures can easily wreak havoc on the site’s resources.

This is the challenge of sustainable tourism development. Tourism is expected to become an even more important weapon in the Philippines’ economic arsenal. However, both our tourist markets and the Philippine tourism industry itself have become more aware of the negative environmental and social costs associated with tourism development. The country has thus begun to recognise the need to adopt new development approaches in order to come up with tourist products that are environmentally sensitive and economically viable

Task 1 (LO, AC1.1, 1.2) (approx. 800 words) 

As a member of PhilippinesTourism Development team, you are required to present a report to the minister of tourism and addressing 1.1 and 1.2 below: 

  1. Understand the rationale for planning in the travel and tourism industry

P1.1 Discuss how stakeholders can benefit from planning of tourism developments with reference to the Philippines case study.

P1.2 Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of public/private sector tourism planning partnerships drawing on the Philippines case study 

Task 2 (LO2, AC2.1, 2.2, 2.3) (approx. 1000 words) 

By using the scenario of Sustainable Tourism projects in the Philippines, you are required to write areport and analyse features of tourism development planning at different levels, evaluate the significance of planning systems and processes in tourism development and evaluate different methods available to measure the impact of tourist.

Address the case study for the purpose and answer the following:

  1. Understand different approaches to tourism planning and development

P 2.1 Analyse features of tourism development planning at different levels with reference to the Philippines case study

P 2.2 Evaluate the significance of interactive planning systems and processes in tourism development with reference tothe Philippines case study

P 2.3 Evaluate different methods available to measure tourist impact with reference to Philippines case study. 

Task 3

By using the case study of Sustainable Tourism Development in the Philippines, you are required create a poster to justify the introduction of the concept of sustainability in tourism development in the Philippines and analyse factors that may prevent/hinder sustainable tourism development in the Philippines. Also, you have to develop a leaflet to analyse different stages in planning for sustainability in the Philippines.

Address the case study for the purpose and answer 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3 below 

  1. Understand the need for planning for sustainable tourism

P 3.1 Justify the introduction of the concept of sustainability in tourism development with reference to Philippines sustainable tourism development in a Poster Format.

P 3.2 Analyse factors that may prevent/hinder sustainable tourism development with reference to the Philippines in a Poster Format.

P 3.3 Analyse different stages in planning for sustainability with reference to the Philippines and create a Leafletfor the government.

Task 4   (LO4, 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3) (approx. 1000 words)

You are required to evaluate methods of resolving a conflict of interests to ensure the future wellbeing of a developing tourism destination with reference to thehotel industry and the wildlife-based tourism in the Philippines, and analyse the implications of balancing supply and demand with reference to Philippines Case. Finally, evaluate the moral and ethical issues of enclave tourism in the Philippines Case.

Address the 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3 below:

  1. Understand current issues related to tourism development planning

P 4.1 Evaluate methods of resolving a conflict of interests to ensure the future wellbeing of a developing tourism destination such as Philippines Case.P 4.2 Analyse the implications of balancing supply and demand with reference to the Philippines Case

P 4.3 Evaluate the moral and ethical issues of enclave tourism in thePhilippines Case study.

Task 5 (LO5, AC5.1, 5.2) (approx. 1000 words) 

Choose one developing country from Thailand, Peru, Nepal or Vietnam, Jordan AND one from an emerging destination such as Philippines, Poland, Croatia, Ethiopia, Borneo and Hungary.You MUST choose at least one developing country and one emerging destination.

You are required to write draft magazine article to compare current issues associated with tourism development in a developing country and an emerging destination where the socio-cultural, environmental and economic impacts of tourism are different and evaluate, with recommendations, the future development of tourism in these chosen destinations.

The draft magazine article should address the following:

  1. Understand the socio-cultural, environmental and economic impacts of tourism in developing countries and emerging destinations

P 5.1 – Compare current issues associated with tourism development in a developing country and an emerging destination where the impacts of tourism are different. Your article should be professionally presented such as using comparative tables.

P 5.2 – Evaluate, with recommendations, the future development of tourism in these chosen destinations as a Magazine Article 

Assignment Guidelines

  • Use a standard report structure where requested, Word-process the report and use a Normal script of a proper font size 12.
  • Produce evidence as specified for each task.
  • Complete the title page and sign the statement of authenticity.
  • It should be uploaded on E-Learning platform before the deadline.
  • Assignments submitted after the deadline will not be accepted unless mitigating circumstances supported by valid evidence.
  • Collusion and Plagiarism must be avoided.
  • Start each answer on a new page and pages should be numbered. Highlight each question clearly.
  • Include a Bibliography at the end of the assignment and use the Harvard referencing system.
  • All work should be comprehensively referenced and all sources must be fully acknowledged, such as books and journals, websites (include the date of visit), etc.
  • Try to give the page numbers, publishers’ details and the year of publication
  • In order to pass you need to address all the LO
  • In order to get a merit you need to first pass and then address the characteristics of M1, M2,M3
  • In order to get a Distinction you need to first pass, address all the merit characteristics and then address the characteristics of D1, D2 and D3.

Plagiarism: 

Any act of plagiarism will be seriously dealt with according to the colleges and awarding bodies’ regulations. In this context the definition and scope of plagiarism are presented below:

Plagiarism is presenting someone’s work as your own. It includes copying information directly from the web or books without referencing the material; submitting joint coursework as an individual effort; copying another student’s coursework; stealing coursework from another student and submitting it as your own work. Suspected plagiarism will be investigated and if found to have occurred will be dealt with according to the college procedure. (For further details please refer to the plagiarism policy and the student code of conduct.)

Commonly Used command words

Analyse These tasks require you to explore the different aspects of an issue, considering the relative significance of each. You would normally need to explore causal relationships, examining how an action will lead to a particular reaction. This type of task would not normally require you to make judgements, but rather to drill down into an issue, exploring relationships in depth.
Assess This requires you to weigh up the positive and negative aspects of something. Alternatively, it might require you to explore the important and unimportant aspects of an argument. You should build these strands into a balanced argument before reaching a final balanced conclusion.
Critically

analyse

 

This is a term you are unlikely to have seen before on your Level 3 or A level courses. This is when you have to explore the strengths and weaknesses of the ideas of a theorist or claims made by a professional body before reaching a final, balanced conclusion. You would normally begin by presenting the initial idea and arguments in favour of it, before introducing contradictory arguments. When you present the arguments, you should present their relative merits (e.g. their strengths and weaknesses) before summarising your arguments and reaching a final conclusion.
Compare Identify similarities and differences between two or more factors
Discuss Consider different aspects of a theme or topic, how they interrelate, and the extent to which they are important.
Evaluate This type of question will require you to give an opinion on an issue, which you should support with relevant evidence. You should ensure that your response provides a balanced view of the issue, exploring points for and against your argument. This should lead to an overall conclusion where you summarise your main arguments and explain how you have come to your final decision.
Justify This requires you to provide arguments in support of a particular interpretation of or perspective on something. This should be based on the use of theoretical justifications applied to normal business practice.

Assessment criteria for a pass 

Learning  Outcomes: Assessment Criteria In this assessment you will have the opportunity to present evidence that shows you can: Task Number
LO 1: Understand the rationale for planning in the travel and tourism industry 1.1 Discuss how stakeholders can benefit from planning of tourism developments with reference to a current case study 1
1.2 Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of public/private sector tourism planning partnerships drawing on a current example 1
LO 2 :Understand different approaches to tourism planning and development 2.1 Analyse features of tourism development planning at different levels 2
2.2 Evaluate the significance of interactive planning systems and processes in tourism developments 2
 

2.3

Evaluate different methods available to measure tourist impact  

2

LO 3: Understand the need for planning for sustainable tourism 3.1 Justify the introduction of the concept of sustainability in tourism development 3
3.2 Analyse factors that may prevent/hinder sustainable tourism development 3
3.3 Analyse different stages in planning for sustainability 3
LO 4: Understand current issues related to tourism development planning 4.1

 

Evaluate methods of resolving a conflict of interests to ensure the future wellbeing of a developing tourism destination 4
4.2 Analyse the implications of balancing supply and demand 4
4.3 evaluate the moral and ethical issues of enclave tourism 4
LO 5: Understand the sociocultural,

environmental and economic impacts of tourism in developing countries and emerging destinations

5.1 Compare current issues associated with tourism development in a developing country and an emerging destination where the impacts of tourism are different 5
5.2 Evaluate, with recommendations, the future

development of tourism in these destinations

Guidance in addition to the Pass criteria’s, this assignment gives you the opportunity to submit evidence in order to achieve the following Merit and Distinction grades. 

 

Merit  grade Description:

  Contextualisation
M1. Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions. Relevant theories and techniques have been applied To achieve M1, you will make use of relevant theories explaining the concepts of sustainable development (3.1), sustainable tourism (3.2) and enclave tourism (4.3), apply relevant analytical techniques to evaluate methods of resolving a conflict of interest (4.1) and make an effective judgement analysing the implications of balancing supply and demand (4.2) and stages in planning for sustainability (3.3)
Effective judgements have been made

 

M2. Select/ design and apply appropriate methods/ techniques. A range of methods and techniques have been applied To achieve M2, you will utilise suitable techniques to discuss public/private sector tourism planning and stakeholders’ benefits from this process (1.1 and 1.2), analyse features of tourism planning (2.1) and evaluate the significance of interactive planning systems (2.2). You will also use a range of sources of information to evaluate different methods to measure tourism impacts (2.3) and  apply relevant techniques in order to compare them in emerging and developing countries (5.1 and 5.2)
A range of sources of information used.
Appropriate learning methods/ techniques applied.
M3. Present and communicate appropriate findings. Appropriate structure and approach has been used. To achieve M3, the work you present should be appropriately structured and technical language should accurately be used across the tasks 1 to 5 address the Learning Outcomes as specified.
Distinction grade Description:    
D1. Use critical reflection to evaluate own work and justify valid conclusion. Synthesis has been used to generate and justify valid conclusions To achieve D1, you will show an ability to generate and justify valid conclusions regarding stakeholders’ benefits of public/ private sector tourism planning (1.1 and 1.2) and make a critical judgement about the significance of interactive planning systems (2.2),the implications of balancing supply and demand in sustainable tourism development (4.2) and stages in planning for sustainability (3.3)

By using the defined criteria, you will also evaluate different methods of resolving a conflict of interest (4.1) and measure tourism impacts of the sustainable tourism development in East London (2.3).

 

Evaluation has taken place using defined criteria
Realistic improvements have been proposed against defined characteristics for success.
D2. Take responsibility for managing and organising activities. Autonomy/independence demonstrated To achieve D2, you will demonstrate independent research skills and compare the impacts of tourism in emerging and developing countries (5.1 and 5.2)

 

 

D3. Demonstrate convergent, lateral and creative thinking Capacity for innovation and creative thought has been used. To achieve D3, you will demonstrate convergent and lateral thinking in exploring the concepts of sustainable development (3.1) and enclave tourism (4.3) and capacity for innovation and creative thought regarding the development of sustainable tourism (3.2).

 

 

 

 

Convergent and lateral thinking have been applied
Evidence checklist Summary of evidence required by student Evidence presented
Task 1 ü  Written Report
Task 2 ü  Written Report
Task 3 ü  Poster presentations

ü  Leaflet

Task 4 ü  Written Report
Task 5 ü  Magazine Article

Achievement Summary

The Following Sections to be completed by the assessor:

 

Qualification

 

HND Travel and Tourism Management

 

Assessor name

 

 

 

Unit Number and title

 

7  Sustainable Tourism Development

 

Student name

 
Criteria Reference Assessment Criteria To achieve the criteria the evidence must show that the student is able to: Achieved?

(tick)

LO 1: Understand the rationale for planning in the travel and tourism industry 1.1 Discuss how stakeholders can benefit from planning of tourism developments with reference to a current case study  
1.2 Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of public/private sector tourism planning partnerships drawing on a current example  
LO 2 :Understand different approaches to tourism planning and development 2.1 Analyse features of tourism development planning at different levels  
2.2 Evaluate the significance of interactive planning systems and processes in tourism developments  
 

2.3

Evaluate different methods available to measure tourist impact  
LO 3: Understand the need for planning for sustainable tourism 3.1 Justify the introduction of the concept of sustainability in tourism development  
3.2 Analyse factors that may prevent/hinder sustainable tourism development  
3.3 Analyse different stages in planning for sustainability  
LO 4: Understand current issues related to tourism development planning 4.1

 

Evaluate methods of resolving a conflict of interests to ensure the future wellbeing of a developing tourism destination  
4.2

 

Analyse the implications of balancing supply and demand  
4.3

 

evaluate the moral and ethical issues of enclave tourism  
LO 5: Understand the sociocultural,

environmental and economic impacts of tourism in developing countries and emerging destinations

5.1 Compare current issues associated with tourism development in a developing country and an emerging destination where the impacts of tourism are different  
5.2 Evaluate, with recommendations, the futuredevelopment of tourism in these destinations
Higher Grade achievements (where applicable)
 

Grade descriptor

 

Achieved?

(tick)

 

Grade descriptor

 

Achieved?

(tick)

   
M1. Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions.   D1. Use critical reflection to evaluate own work and justify valid conclusion.
M2. Select/design and apply appropriate methods/ techniques.   D2. Take responsibility for managing and organising activities.
M3. Present and communicate appropriate findings.   D3. Demonstrate convergent, lateral and creative thinking