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Getting the most out of your learning

As this might be your first time studying with Coventry University, we’ve put together a few tips to help you get the most out of the experience. Comments FutureLearn is …

Continue learning with Coventry University

Thank you for joining us. We hope you enjoyed the learning experience. This course is part of the online MBA (for the Sustainable Tourism sector) offered by Coventry University on …

Getting the most out of your learning

As this might be your first time studying with Coventry University, we’ve put together a few tips to help you get the most out of the experience. Capturing your thinking …

Learning at Coventry University

Coventry University believes that a good student experience is central to learning at a world-class standard. To reflect our success, we were recently awarded the title of University of the …

An academic perspective

In the video Fabio Carbone, a lecturer in International Tourism Management, discusses his thoughts on the topics we’ve looked at this week. Your task As you watch, compare your impressions …

The impacts of tourism

Most of us, like the Robinberry family, have had the chance to experience tourism impacts, whether as a tourist (consumer), a provider, and/or someone who has noticed such impacts while …

Choices, choices

The first step to solving a problem is admitting there is one. This is what the Robinberrys did when we last saw them. The second step to solving a problem …

An industry perspective

In the video, Jane Ashton, Director of Sustainability at TUI Group gives her perspective on the impacts the tourism industy can and does have around the world. She also talks …

Economic impact

The economic impacts lie in the heart of tourism as a commercial activity, which stimulates its emergence and growth. The economic impacts of tourism fundamentally influence the other possible impacts …

Ecotourism

There are many definitions of ecotourism, the basics of which are that it should protect the natural environment: [Ecotourism is] tourism that has minimal impact on fragile natural environments and …

Negative environmental impacts

Destinations often attract tourists because of their environment. This environment may be man-made (ancient monuments, cultural buildings, resorts, etc.) or it could be natural (areas of natural beauty, climate, wildlife …

Alternative forms of tourism

For a number of years there has been growing awareness, and therefore concern, about the impact of tourism on the destination. This awareness and concern initially focused on mass tourism …

Review of the week

We hope you have enjoyed this look at the alternative forms of tourism. This week we have: Introduced alternative forms of tourism Discussed critically whether and to what extent they …

Adventure tourism

Adventure tourism often involves travel to remote, exotic, or even hostile locations in order to take part in challenging activities. It is defined as: … a trip that includes at …

Review of the week

We hope you have enjoyed this look at tourism and its impacts. This week we have: Defined what is meant by tourism impacts Introduced and described each impact including economic, …