Sustainable tourism is one of the dominant paradigms in tourism studies. The course discusses the evolution of the concept and its theoretical roots. Within the field, the course focuses on issues related to resource use (water, energy, food), economic development, ‘green’ business development, and consumer psychology.
Teaching consists of virtual lectures and seminars.
Students engage in fieldwork/data collection and submit written assignments. The assessment is based on individual case study assignments, chat-room based discussions and independent project work and reflections on the research process.