Course GTR2UP

Tourism Principles and Practice

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 35, 2023

The course introduces tourism as a multifaceted phenomenon in modern world. The relation of tourism to the environment, the economy and society and culture are discussed and related to the sustainability of destinations. The course introduces basic concepts in tourism studies around destinations, management, marketing, governance and discusses tourism as a system to illustrate how destinations are embedded in a dynamic socio-economic and socio-ecological world. It discusses global and local trends that shape and influence tourism as a phenomenon and destinations in different parts of the world. The course focuses on issues of sustainability, destination development, and global trends.

Starts and ends:
week 35, 2023 - week 44, 2023
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Only for Exchange Students (Erasmus)
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  • General entry requirements
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