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Department of Tourism Policy Introduction
 

The educational purpose of the Department of Tourism Policy is to cultivate human resources who have highly specialized knowledge regarding tourism in Japan and overseas countries and an outstanding planning ability and can lead regional development and tourism management by making efficient use of tourism resources in the region. Specifically the human resources our university attempts to cultivate are capable of the following:

  1. Individuals who have an ability to develop tourism policies
  2. Individuals who can lead the tourism industry
  3. Individuals who can promote international tourism
  4. Individuals who can develop and utilize regional resources and culture

 

The Department of Tourism Policy's curriculum is composed of subjects in 4 spheres: 1. Tourism policy ‚ 2. Tourism management ƒ3. International tourism and 4.„ Regional development. The contents of each sphere are as follows:
  1. Tourism policy: Increasing the number of visitors to a region, and considering tourism in terms of policies to revitalize the region.
  2. ‚Tourism management: Increasing the number of visitors to a region and considering tourism in terms of economy and industry to revitalize the region.
  3. ƒInternational tourism: Learn about the history and culture of international tourism and its development in regions around the world and examine the present conditions and problems of international tourism
  4. „Regional development: Understand the present conditions and problems of tourism-based regional development and consider ideal regional development and revitalization

 

The "Study of Tourism Policy," is a lecture series class that covers all the spheres in the Department of Tourism Policy. In this class, the department's full-time teachers take turns delivering lectures on general and particular studies of tourism policy. These lectures allow students a chance to understand this department's framework of education and research.