ATBO-207 - Sustainable Tourism and Environmental Stewardship

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $365.28 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/ATBO207.pdf

Through the use of case studies from existing tourism developments cited from around the world, the learners examine the economic, environment and social impacts of tourism. Throughout this course, learners examine the relationship between tourism, tourism stakeholders and the management and conservation of natural resources. Discussions are centered on the context of sustainable development and balancing the needs of ecosystems, communities and visitors. Planning and management implications for sustainable tourism are also explored. The roles of various agencies and organizations managing natural resources are examined in terms of their tourism/outdoor recreation roles.