Global Geography and Destination Development

Course Code: GEOG 3001

Academic Year: 2018-2019

This course presents an assessment and analysis of world travel destinations, including the exploration of the principal physical and human geographic features, population centers, various attractions, customs and traditions, festivals and events and their impact on the development of tourism destinations, markets and products. It examines world travel geography from the perspective of tourist preferences and behavior and destination and industry evolution and management. The development of niche tourism or alternative tourism as a component of destination development is examined.