A Regional Tourism Development Manager is responsible for formulating and implementing a development strategy for the tourism offer in a specific geographical area/region. In partnership with local stakeholders (elected officials, service providers, etc.), they initiate, facilitate and promote projects to optimise the regional tourism offer.
Similar job titles/jobs
Project Manager or Development Manager, Tourism Project Development Manager.
- They review tourism projects or strategies.
- They provide advice and support for tourism projects.
- They draw up technical specification documents and evaluate responses from service providers.
- They execute the various stages of, and are responsible for, the deliverables of a particular project or study for a client.
- They schedule/plan the different stages in the implementation of tourism projects.
Good writing and interpersonal skills, Ability to analyse and summarise, Rigour, Diplomacy, Proficiency in english.
What you need to learn/master
Project management, Written and oral communication, Tourism organisations and stakeholders, Understanding the tourism industry and regional tourism policy, Fluency in english.
- Level of qualification: Bachelor Year 3 (3 years of post-High School education)
Career opportunities & progression
The post of regional Tourism Development Manager can serve as an excellent stepping stone for positions in cultural heritage management or even the management of a local or regional tourist board.