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Global Tourism Development Trends

Nankai University via FutureLearn

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Overview

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

In this course you will explore global tourism development since the end of World War II in 1945. You will learn about 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, and the sustainability of tourism development. You will also 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.

Taught by

Carson Lewis Jenkins

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