Tourism and Sustainable Development

 

Master course (M.Sc.)

Course description:

Contents:

  • An overview of Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Tourism and the green economy
  • Tourism as a development option
  • Tourism: Economic impact
  • Tourism: Environmental impact
  • Tourism: Social and cultural impact
  • Tourism: Business and policy

Learning Goals:

  • To understand the meaning and principles of sustainable development
  • To distinguish between concepts of sustainable development, green economy and corporate social responsibility
  • To apply these concepts on the current tourism sector
  • To critically asses the role of tourism in contributing to the realization of SDGs

Deadline for the written essay: July 12, 2019

The course is taught in English.

The class will be taught in a block at the following dates:

Date Time Room
Mo. June 03 08:30 - 12:30 HKW 3 (1132|504)
Tu. June 04 08:30 - 12:30 HKW 4 (1132|503)
We. June 05 08:30 - 12:30 SFo 11 (1821|011)
We. June 05 14:00 - 16:15 AS (1050|U101)
Th. June 06 08:30 - 12:30 SFo 11 (1821|011)
Fr. June 07 08:30 - 12:30 SFo 11 (1821|011)