Can we really make sustainable tourism a reality?
This short course will help you to critically understand and debate on the practices and challenges related to sustainable tourism management at local, national and global levels. We will consider the changing dimensions of tourism, and the evolution, principles, policies and pitfalls of its sustainable management and development.
- The evolution and principles of sustainable management and development of sustainable tourism
- The global importance and changing dimensions of tourism
- Theoretical frameworks, concepts and policies related to sustainable tourism
- Opportunities and challenges for achieving sustainable tourism at local, national and global levels
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explore the changing dimensions of tourism and the challenges in managing the impacts of meeting alternative principles
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of the evolution and principles of sustainable management and development of sustainable tourism
- Develop an understanding of the theoretical frameworks, concepts, policies and pitfalls related to sustainable tourism management at local, national and global levels
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.