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THM-300 Global Tourism

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

Tourism is considered to be one of the world's largest industries with the potential to contribute significantly to the development of most economies. Given the pace of globalization, it is essential to understand how the global tourism system is evolving as stakeholders grapple with a wide range of opportunities, issues and constraints. Students will evaluate the policies, planning and processes needed to balance supply and demand while managing the economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of tourism on a destination. Through the examination of best practices of various international destinations, students will explore the tourism system and its sub-sectors including transportation, food and beverage, accommodation, attractions and entertainment.


  • Admission into the Advanced Global Tourism and Hospitality Management Diploma/ Certificate or minimum 30 credits for non-program students. ENG 115, ENG 117 or ENG 160 must be taken in the first semester, if not already taken.

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