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China’s Role in Global Tourism Development

Nankai University via FutureLearn

Overview

Globally tourism is one of the fastest-growing industries with one out of eleven jobs being created by the travel and tourism industry (World Travel & Tourism Council, 2016).

On this course, you will explore global tourism development since the end of World War II in 1945.

You will explore a wide range of subjects, including tourism development in China since 1978, China’s Belt and Road Initiative and its implications for the global tourism industry.

You’ll also consider the sustainability of tourism development, and look at current tourism trends like medical tourism and smart tourism.

This course is for anyone interested in global tourism trends. Experience in the hotel or tourism industry isn’t necessary but might be useful.

Syllabus

  • TOURISM DEVELOPMENT: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
    • Activity one:Development of International Tourism
    • Activity two:Role of Government in Tourism Development
    • Activity three:The Belt and Road Initiative
    • Activity four:Interview: Understanding Tourism Industry
  • THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE: BUILDING A NEW PATTERN OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM—TAKE PAKISTAN AS AN EXAMPLE
    • Activity one:The Belt and Road Initiative
    • Activity two:Pakistan as an Example
    • Activity three:Interview : Understanding the Implicaions of the “B&R” Initiative
  • AN OVERVIEW OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA
    • Activity one: Development of Inbound Tourism
    • Activity two: Domestic Tourism
    • Activity three: Outbound Tourism
    • Activity four: The Belt and Road Initiative
    • Activity five: Interview - the Future of Tourism
  • SUSTAINABLE TOURISM PLANNING AND TOURISM IMPACTS
    • Activity one:Basic Points and Perspectives of Sustainable Tourism Planning
    • Activity two:Basic Planning Principles
    • Activity three:How to Plan and Design well?
    • Activity four:The Basic Points of the Impacts of Tourism
    • Activity five:Three Models of Residents’ Reaction
  • CURRENT ISSUES: MEDICAL TOURISM, PERCEPTION OF RISK AND TRAVEL DECISION AND SMART TOURISM
    • Activity one:Medical Tourism
    • Activity two:Perception of Risk and Travel Decision
    • Activity three:Smart Tourism

Taught by

Carson Lewis Jenkins

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