International Events

Subject Code:

TOU320

Subject Aim:

The aim of this subject is to assist you with an understanding of the economic and social importance of sustainability and the ability to contribute to setting the environmental agenda within the business context. At the conclusion of the subject you will be prepared to respond to tourism environmental planning and sustainability issues in the management of businesses within the tourism sector.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Interpret the basic theories and issues underlying the concept of sustainable development.
  • Construct ideas and examples of how the principles of sustainable tourism can be applied to the tourism sector both within tourism organisations and destinations
  • Differentiate between the socioeconomic issues relating to the environment including tourist behaviour, management of visitors, poverty and climate change
  • Differentiate between the socioeconomic issues relating to the environment including tourist behaviour, management of visitors, poverty and climate change

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