Course Description

Course Name

Economics of Travel and Tourism

Session: VRMS3120

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

In this course students will explore the economic perspectives of the travel and tourism industry. Among the topics we will discuss: the determinants of consumer demand for leisure travel; structure of competition among suppliers of tourism services; benefits and costs of tourism development to the host community; government’s role in the taxation, subsidy, regulation and protection of the tourism industry; tourism’s impact on the environment; and sustainable tourism development.

*Course content subject to change