END 459

END 459– Tourism & Recreational Development

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Course Details

Course No.: 10393

Department: Urban and Regional Planning

Semester: 2015 Fall

Location: Diefendorf – 206

Meeting Day(s): Monday

Meeting Time: 8:30 AM - 11:10 AM

Faculty: Cole

Faculty: Cole

Communities from Western New York to the South Pacific are staking their economic future on tourism. As the fastest growing industry worldwide, tourism raises profound issues of public policy for economic, social, political, cultural, and environmental development. Theory, case studies, media, and practical experience will illustrate the variety of tourism and recreation activities and the challenges for localities from this dynamic globalized industry. The course shows how careful tourism planning and foresight can enhance stakeholder well-being and prospects.