Anno Accademico 2023/2024

  • Docente: Lorenzo Masiero
  • Crediti formativi: 6
  • SSD: SECS-P/02
  • Lingua di insegnamento: Inglese
  • Moduli: Lorenzo Masiero (Modulo 1) Lorenzo Masiero (Modulo 2)
  • Modalità didattica: Convenzionale - Lezioni in presenza (Modulo 1) Convenzionale - Lezioni in presenza (Modulo 2)
  • Campus: Rimini
  • Corso: Laurea in Economia del turismo (cod. 8847)

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

The course aims to explain the function of policy-making and planning in tourism by providing key concepts of tourism economics and governance of tourist destinations, and comparing and contrasting different national approaches of tourist policies. By the end of the course, students should be able to apply the basic tools of tourism policy and planning to a variety of international tourist destinations as well as to analyse situations and evaluate feasible solutions


  • Introduction to tourism policy and planning
  • Tourism policy issues
  • Tourism as an economic activity
  • Sustainable tourism policy
  • Affecting and influencing tourism policy
  • Strategic tourism planning
  • Approaches to tourism planning


  • Edgell Sr, D. L., & Swanson, J. R. (2019). Tourism policy and planning: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Routledge
  • Dwyer, L., Forsyth, P., & Dwyer, W. (2018). Tourism economics and policy. Channel View Publications
  • Tribe, J. (2020). The economics of recreation, leisure and tourism. Routledge
  • References to academic articles published on tourism journals
  • Lecture slides

Metodi didattici

Lectures, in-class exercises, and group works.

Modalità di verifica e valutazione dell'apprendimento

The final mark is based on a written exam and group works. The ranges of grades are as follows:

  • <18 not sufficient;
  • 18-23 sufficient;
  • 24-27 good;
  • 28-30 very good;
  • 30 Lode excellent.

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

All materials can be found on https://virtuale.unibo.it/

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Lorenzo Masiero