For this essay you are required to use Leiper’s (2004) model to identify a tourism system, which includes a TTGR (Touristic Trip Generating Region) and a TDR (Tourist Destination Region). You are then required to discuss the issues (environmental) that could affect the sustainability of tourism flow. You are to consider the various stakeholders who are affected by this flow and provide recommendations on how it could be managed sustainably.
As an example, if you approach the issue from the perspective of people traveling between Sydney and Los Angeles you may discuss how airline deregulation since 2008 had led to a growth in the number of airlines flying the route and the resultant drop in air fares due to increased competition. What is the impact of more flights on the physical environment and to what extent has Los Angeles and California sought to both market itself to Australia travelers and offer tourism services which cater to the needs of Australian travelers.Wjat has been the impact on a growth of traffic been on the nature and number of businesses serving the Sydney market to West coast USA ?
Report format: See UTS:Business School Guide to Writing Assignments The structure of your report should comprise
A brief introduction to the topic which includes the aim of the research
A rationale for its study (citing other writers’ views and opinions)
How exactly this effect or impact occurs or is likely to occur (you could use examples from outside the region that you are focusing on)
Some facts, figures or statistics to illustrate the extent of the interaction or likely interaction.
Your preliminary assessment of whether the interaction is significant within this particular tourism system
A conclusion with an initial prognosis for the future. Is this interaction something the tourism industry and relevant stakeholders should be monitoring? Will this become more significant in the future? How can it be managed sustainably? Will its significance subside in time?
While it is essential that you cite empirical studies from academic journals and books, you will also find it useful to cite Government documentation (including press releases and marketing material), newspaper and online news sources, market research (eg. ABS reports) and popular media. If you are unsure of the credibility of these sources please ask your tutor.