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THM 326 Tourism Policies and Sustainability

This course aims first to provide an understanding of sustainable development with its three pillars, and to examine how the concept was implemented in tourism industry. Tourism industry's positive and negative impacts on the environment, economies and communities, and its' stakeholders - will be discussed. Articles and real examples from the industry will be examined. Student term papers and presentations will focus on the questions of how mass tourism can be made sustainable what are the measures implemented by the global companies which lead the tourism industry. Credit units: 3 ECTS Credit units: 5.

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