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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HRTM 104 - Introduction to Travel and Tourism

3 Credit(s)

Open to the Public. This course is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of tourism-related concepts. There will be an emphasis on community-based sustainable tourism development.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Gain an understanding of ecotourism/green tourism/nature-based tourism: its ideologies, practices, and pitfalls.
  2. Explore the relationship of tourism and ecotourism to international development issues.
  3. Understand the relationship between the tourism industry and the natural environment.
  4. Study factors that influence tourism.
  5. Explore tools that help industry professionals manage tourism activity.
  6. Understand how business people, government officials and travelers shape global tourism.
  7. Understand the impacts, both positive and negative, that tourism creates.

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