Community Assessments

This is a collection of reports based on class projects in TDM 402 and TDM 372 taught from 2010 to 2013. Starting in 2015, ASU tourism classes are resuming community assessments.

Presentation for a Coalition meeting regarding the regional tourism assessment and research project by ASU students with support from Copper Corridor Economic Develop Coalition, Arizona Office of Tourism, and Arizona Council for Enhancing Recreation and Tourism (ACERT) (Also see: Final Report)

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13 Projects about Attracting Millennials to Scottsdale

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Project proposals to reduce economic leakage and build local capacity in Greenlee County

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Next steps for the community to create more cultural and historical tourism in Nogales

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Stakeholder Perspectives on Tourism In Bisbee, Arizona

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Resources and opportunities for tourism development and regional integration in Marana and Oro Valley, Arizona.

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Recommendations for three types of tourism development (downtown cultural district, festivals and events, agritourism) and branding for Maricopa, Arizona

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Tourism resource assessment for Maricopa, Arizona

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Final report for the regional tourism assessment and research project by ASU students with support from Copper Corridor Economic Develop Coalition, Arizona Office of Tourism, and Arizona Council for Enhancing Recreation and Tourism (ACERT)

(Also see: Zipline Case Study and Visitor Center Report)

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Study of Superior, AZ Visitor Center guest registry logs completed for Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition and Arizona Office of Tourism, May 2016. 

(Also see: Copper Corridor Study Final Report)

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Study of Superior Chamber of Commerce guest registry logs, completed for Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition and Arizona Office of Tourism, May 2016. (Also see: Copper Corridor Final Report)

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Study of event attendees at GLOW, October 2015. Completed for Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition and Arizona Office of Tourism, April 2016. 

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Study of event attendees at Kearny’s Pioneer Days, completed for Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition and Arizona Office of Tourism, April 2016.

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Study of Arizona Trail users, completed for Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition, Arizona Trail Association, and Arizona Office of Tourism, April 2016.

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Study of off-highway vehicle (OHV) users in the Copper Corridor region, completed for Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition and Arizona Office of Tourism, May 2016.

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Study of event attendees at Apache Leap Mining Festival, completed for Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition and Arizona Office of Tourism, April 2016.

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Study of event attendees to Superior’s Legends of Superior Trail (LOST) Festival, completed for Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition and Arizona Office of Tourism, April 2016.

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Table providing an overview of four Copper Corridor events. Report from May, 2016.

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Table overview of three visitor centers in Copper Corridor communities. Report from June, 2016.

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Presented June 2016 by the Center for Sustainable Tourism for the Arizona Council for Enhancing Recreation and Tourism (ACERT)

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Presentation from the February 8, 2017, meeting including a discussion of OHV survey results.

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