Tourism Policy Advanced Course
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Grade, SemesterYear 1 1st semest [Graduate School of Economics(Doctoral and Master's Degree Programs), Division of Regional Economics and Policy]
CategorySpecial Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
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Course Description

The main purpose of this course is to gain an understanding of the framework of the theory and practice of tourism studies and understand the specific cases for sustainable tourism and regional tourism policy.

This course is related to diploma policy 1-2.

Course Objectives

After determining the target area through a discussion, the student will investigate the circumstances surrounding tourism policy and the tourism industry. Then, based on the results, the regional issues, challenges, and the desired direction will be discussed.

Grading Policy

Students are expected to strive to understand the basic content about the upper tier of tourism-related plans of the municipality concerned.

Textbook and Reference

TextbookNo text required.


Students are expected to actively join in discussions.



1The guideline of tourism policy
2The history of tourism and tourism policy
3The tourism industry : transportation, hospitality industry, travel industry
4The tourism industry : other industry
5Tourist destination development
6Sustainable tourism
7Tourism marketing
8Regional tourism policy : mountain resort and ski resort
9Regional tourism policy : spa resort
10Regional tourism policy : historical city
11Regional tourism policy : center city
12Regional tourism policy : green tourism
13Regional tourism policy : eco-tourism
14Regional tourism policy : local business tourism
15The future of tourism policy