The Importance Of Tourism Planning

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Planning is the dynamic process of systematically determining goals selecting through alternative courses of actions. The process of planning regarding the environment includes physical, social, political and economic elements. These are interrelated and interdependent components which should be taken into account while considering the future of destination.
Tourism planning like any planning is goal-oriented and is striving to achieve certain objectives by matching available resources and programs to the needs and wants of people. Comprehensive planning requires a systematic approach that usually involves a series of steps. It is best viewed as an ongoing and interactive one, with each step subject to modification and refinement at any stage
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Furthermore, cultural and cognitive routes may include a participation or visit in cultural activities and events, concerts, exhibitions, galleries, visit museums etc.
Cultural tourism is an instrument for economic development that achieves the economic growth by attracting visitors outside the community-host who is motivated generally or partially by an interest in the artistic, scientific or related to lifestyle and traditions reality and facts of a community, region, institution or a group. Such kind of travel focuses on the feeling of the cultural environment, including landscapes, visual and performing arts, values, lifestyles, events and traditions. Tourism is looking for two ways to create “marketable tourism products” as well as environmental for work and
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• The relationship between residents' perception of tourism impacts and their satisfaction with particulate life domains is moderated by tourism development stages.
Further, the relationship between the cultural impact of tourism and the satisfaction with emotional well-being of the relationship between the environmental impact of tourism and the satisfaction with health and safety well-being were strongest in the decline stage of tourism development. Neither the theories of social disruption nor the social carrying capacity offered much to explain this result.
This however result is consistent with Butler's (1980) argument that in the decline stage, more tourist facilities disappear as the area becomes less attractive to tourists and the existing tourist facilities variability’s becomes more available to destination community residents. As residents' perception of negative environmental impacts increases, their satisfaction with health and safety well-being decreases in the decline stage of tourism development unless the area as a destination provides rejuvenating or alternative planning
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