Explore the effectiveness of sustainable tourism indicators
This course examines the development process of destination-specific sustainable tourism indicators and their use in tourism policy and planning at different destination types (eg coastal, urban, small communities). You will consider a range of case studies from around the world, to help you learn and understand comprehensive ways of managing tourism.
- Growth of tourism in the new millennium
- Sustainability tourism issues, ranging from the management of natural resources, satisfaction of tourists and host communities, preservation of cultural heritage, seasonality, and economic leakages
- Sustainable tourism destination-specific indicators, their use in tourism policy and planning at different destination types (eg coastal, urban, small communities)
- Range of case studies experiences at local, national and regional levels from around the world
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Develop an understanding of the importance of managing the impacts of tourism, and the development of sustainable tourism indicators
- Explore and apply the development process of sustainable tourism indicators for different destination types (eg coastal, urban, small communities)
- Develop an understanding of monitoring indicators and implementing sustainable tourism policies
Who is the course for?
This course will be of interest and relevant to students who have a background in social sciences, arts and humanities, business studies, tourism and hospitality, and/or those with a background in sustainable development.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.