Destination Management: International Destinations (E)
level of course unit
second cycle, Master
Learning outcomes of course unit
Students will be introduced to the most important international future trends and their impact on destination management.
prerequisites and co-requisites
The international trends in the tourism and leisure industries and their impact on destination management will be discussed. Students will acquire concrete strategies for tourist product development and will focus on the placement of destinations among international competitors. Particular consideration of the use of sporting, cultural and business events to achieve positioning will also be addressed.
recommended or required reading
Boniface, Brian; COOPER, Chris (2005): Worldwide Destinations. The geography of travel and tourism. Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford.
assessment methods and criteria
written examination (seminar paper)
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
Integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Bernard Gerard Goedegebuure, BA; Eduardo Chaillo Ortiz, BSc.
year of study
2. year of studies
recommended optional program components
course unit code
type of course unit
compulsory (seminar degree)
mode of delivery