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Advanced Tourism Development and Ecotourism - TRT4862

Honours,Post Graduate Diploma Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module equips students with a comprehensive and systematic knowledge base in the discipline of tourism and in-depth knowledge of tourism development and ecotourism. Students will have a detailed informed understanding of the economics of tourism, international cooperation in tourism, tourism demand and forecasting, and ecotourism as a form of sustainable tourism development. Qualifying students can identify with tourism in a development context and understand the challenges faced when implementing tourism in developing countries. Insight will be gained into key terminology, concepts, principles and theories regarding tourism economics, development and ecotourism.