Several authors have emphasized the vulnerability of tourist destinations, and thus tourists, to disasters and some have suggested that, in these conditions, tourists may be more exposed to danger than anyone else (Drabek, 1995).
(a) Critically describe the different approaches adopted by researchers to state disasters and crises.
(b) Critically describe and examine the prerequisites for and ingredients of effective tourism disaster management planning.
Marine tourism and recreational activities are the chief tourist activities in the tourism sector of many destinations including Mauritius. As such, marine resources are very imperative components of a destination’s product and their sustainable use is prerequisite for the development of coastal and marine tourism. The literature has revealed that there are a number of incentive instruments accessible which can be employed as policy tools in the management of such resources.
Using suitable exs to exemplify your arguments critically examine the different incentive instruments available to manage the use of such resources and make sure their continued survival.
Tourism planning involves many stakeholders affected by tourism, comprising residents, public authorities and business interests, so that they might collaborate to develop a shared vision for tourism.
(a) Critically examine the role of stakeholders and interest groups and describe the factors which influence their level of power in tourism policy process.
(c) Analyze the various factors which are critical for the successful collaboration between different stakeholders, using appropriate exs to exemplify your answer.
Critically review the case for government intervention in tourism planning and development and using a destination(s) of your choice, determine how far the government has been capable to reduce market failure through its tourism policies.