Introduction to Tourism (HOSP 1310)

This course is an introduction to the business of tourism in general and specifically how it relates to British Columbia. It describes and explains the various sectors of the tourism industry and their interrelated natures. Current local and international issues and trends are examined. Relevant historical information on the tourism industry is provided and Indigenous tourism, environmental stewardship and climate change is examined. Students will study the organization of the industry along with the economic, cultural, environmental, and social impacts tourism has on the world.
Course code: HOSP 1310
Credits: 3.0
Length: 45.0 hours
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