Courses Catalogue

Tourism And Sustainable Development

COURSE CODE: TR 3201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Tourism and Hotel Management, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The purpose of this course will enable students to formulate the outlines of a sustainable rural tourism development strategy as part of an integrated development perspective for a rural region. This approach includes an analysis of the characteristics, needs and the potential of a region in order to create a sound and feasible future perspective.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

Assess the tourism potential and carrying capacities of vulnerable areas

Discuss the importance of community involvement and its advantages and    problems

Implement a methodology to involve local stakeholders in (tourism) development

Explain the principles of integrated sustainable rural (tourism) development (ISRTD)

identify critical success factors that must be met for the tourism vision to be realized

Define sustainable tourism development goals and objectives