Globalization and Sustainable Tourism

Course Code: HTOM 5501

Academic Year: 2017-2018

Globalization and sustainability is an evolving and dynamic issue in the global tourism industry. This course provides an understanding of contemporary issues and challenges caused by globalization. It examines international tourism growth patterns and how tourism businesses are evolving and operating in a global environment. In addition, this course explores sustainable and responsible tourism development practices within the hospitality and tourism industry. A major focus is on impacts associated with tourism development as well as the strategies for maximizing benefits and minimizing adverse effects. The students are fully involved in research, discussion and discovery of this progressive subject matter which is a challenge and an opportunity for consumers and industry.