Assignment 4: Toward
Sustainability? Tourism in the Republic of Cyprus
Due Week 10 and worth 200 points
Tourism has both a
positive and negative impact on the local community. Many communities look
toward tourism to bring strong economic growth and stability; however, often
times, communities overlook the potential negative social, political, and
For this assignment,
refer to the case study titled “Towards Sustainability: Tourism in the Republic
of Cyprus,” found in the Harris, L.C, & Husbands, W 1996 case book.
Write a six to eight
(6-8) page paper in which you:
Provide an overview of
the tourism activities in Cyprus prior to the contemporary development and
planning of tourism.
Assess the economic,
social, political, and environmental impact of tourism prior to the
contemporary development and planning of tourism. State why proper tourism
planning and development was needed.
contemporary tourism planning process the government of Cyprus, the Cyprus
Tourism Organization (CTO), and the World Tourism Organization (WTO) conducted
and the effects of the plan. Critique the plan’s effectiveness and recommend
what could have been done differently.
Recommend three (3)
strategies for moving Cyprus toward sustainability with its tourism industry.
Conduct a financial
analysis of the tourism industry in Cyprus today and a future projection of
tourism demand for Cyprus.
Compare and contrast
another coastal tourism destination with Cyprus and differentiate its approach
to the development and planning of tourism.
Use at least five (5)
quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other
Websites do not quality as academic resources.