Learn to Plan and Manage Ecotourism Businesses and Activities
Tourism is a major industry in many countries.
Ecotourism has emerged out of growing interest in outdoor activities - from mountaineering and birdwatching, to low impact bushwalking. Establishing such an enterprise requires an understanding of a wide range of issues including:
This course develops your ability to establish and operate an ecotourism enterprise
If you are doing the course full time you can complete it in 6 weeks, if you are studying part time then it will take 3-6 months on average to complete the course. Your course will expire after 1 year. You can start the course at any time as it is a self-paced online course.
There are 9 lessons in this course:
1.Nature and Scope of Ecotourism
◦Definition of ecotourism
◦Principles of ecotourism
◦Recreation and the environment
◦recreational impacts on the environment
◦ethical and legal concerns
◦code of practice for ecotourism operators
◦incorporating ecotourism principles into activities
◦planning for minimal impact
◦The ecotourism market
◦what do ecotourists want?
◦trends in international tourism
◦understanding the needs of the consumer
4.The Tour Desk/Office
◦employment prospects in ecotourism
◦Types of accommodation facilities
◦layout of facilities
◦Introduction to catering
◦accepted practice for service facilities
◦storing and preserving food
◦land use/planning restrictions
◦code of practice
◦The safety strategy
9.Planning an Ecotourism Activity
◦A special project where the student plans out an ecotourism activity including:
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