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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GPH 463
Title International Perspectives in Tourism
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII


This course examines the dynamics and structure of the global travel industry. Students will explore the forces shaping the present and future demand for travel, assess the strategies of travel suppliers and explore the changing role of travel agents, corporate travel firms, and travel industry entrepreneurs. Beyond an examination of the business of travel, students will also examine technological trends in transport and travel planning and will discuss the social and ecological impacts of the industry worldwide. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for GGR363.