Tourism, Leisure And Event Management The South Bank

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Due to the importance of tourism to the economy of Australia, it is essential that the stakeholders ensure sustainability in tourism, leisure and event management to promote the sector. Good tourism policies, efficient relationship between the sector and the local community as well as environment conservation policies should be enhanced to boost this vital sector. This report aims at highlighting the need for sustainability in tourism, leisure and event management the South Bank in Australia.

Introduction
Foreign and domestic tourism is an important component contributing to Australia’s economy. The major tourist attraction sites in Australia include the coastal towns of Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. The nation is known worldwide for beautiful tourist attraction sites such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Sydney Opera House, Outback- a vast interior wilderness desert and wild sanctuaries like kangaroos and duck-billed platypuses (Buckley, etal, 2000, pp.27-45).

This is a research report of a field trip carried out in the city of Brisbane to conduct a sustainability audit on tourism at the Brisbane River to evaluate the current practices employed towards achieving tourism sustainability, leisure and event management. The report also highlights areas that need improvement in terms of management and sustainability in order to boost tourism.

Sustainable tourism, leisure and event management (TLE)
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