Sustainable Tourism & Stakeholder Networking for SIDS
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) still face numerous challenges with regard to sustainable development and sustainable livelihoods for their current population as well as future generations.
As one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, in recent years tourism has course logobecome one of the key economic factors for many SIDS. However, tourism is associated with various risks for their fragile ecosystems. In addition, the size and geographical situation of many SIDS confronts them with vulnerabilities that limit their competitiveness in the tourism industry. In light og these challenges, there is a need for well-formulated policies, regulations and standards in the tourism sector. Here, policy-makers play a key role in fostering the transition towards sustainable tourism.
This online course...
offers an interdisciplinary perspective on sustainable tourism as well as related policies, regulations and standards found in Small Island Developing States
introduces you to a broad spectrum of tourism- but also policy-related topics, for example sustainable tourism strategies and measures... as well as policies, initiatives and programs
invites you to discuss and share ideas, opinions and knowledge with learners from all over the world
seeks to inspire you self-develop a small solution for promoting sustainable tourism in SIDS
This interdisciplinary course has an active duration of 7 weeks. They are actively looked after by tutors. After the active term of this course remains public, so that everyone has access to the materials. Before the active phase, learners can already log in, familiarize themselves with the learning environment and view some content.
The course's work load is equivalent to an estimated 4 hours work load per course week, depending on how deep you indulge in the materials, discussion and interaction with other learners.