NRRT 615 - Sustainable Tourism Development Foundation

  • 2 credits

Theory, practice, history, terminology and issues surrounding sustainable tourism development. Sustainable tourism planning and management are examined in the context of sustainable livelihoods. A comprehensive survey of sustainable tourism components- including indicators of sustainability, community participation, poverty alleviation, alternative tourism, governance and power, and socio-environmental responsibility- will be covered from a systems thinking perspective.

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David Knight
David Knight

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David W. Knight is a Center for Collaborative Conservation Fellow and an Associate Professor at Colorado State University. Some of David's interests include community development, community-based conservation, conflict management in natural resources, environmental governance, outdoor recreation, social ecological systems, and sustainable tourism.