IMPACT OF TOURISM 3.05 Identify the roles ofpublic and private sectors in tourism.
Public sector Public agencies supported by local, state, or federal government dedicated to promoting tourism development and allocating monies for tourism projects
Public Sector Agencies •North Carolina Department of Commerce •North Carolina Visitor/Welcome Centers •Local Chambers of Commerce •Convention and Visitors Bureaus
Responsibilities of the public sector •Promotes the private sector as its major responsibility •Offers incentives for tourism development •Provides monies for feasibility studies for local and state tourism development •Directs the allocation of tax revenues for tourism-related projects
Private sectorBusinesses that areprivately supportedand promotetourismdevelopment
Responsibilities of the private sector•Offers businesses that will provide goods and servicesfor a tourist•Develops strategies to entice tourists to return to thearea•Supports all efforts to influence the growth of tourismin an area•Participates in the political process to ensure tourismdevelopment•Participates in the planning of tourism developmentin the area