Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

School

Business School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3 Seminar hours

Course coordinator

A/Prof L. Ruhanen

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

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Course description

This course adopts a social science perspective to examine the social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges and opportunities for tourism in developing economies. Students will understand the concept of development, and the potential opportunities, challenges and debates associated with tourism in developing economies. Topics include pro-poor tourism, tourism and poverty alleviation, community involvement, capacity building, fair trade in tourism, tourism in island nations, markets, arts and crafts, indigenous tourism and the involvement of women and minority groups in tourism in developing economies.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile