Participants will study the history of tourism and adventure travel and will examine some of the trends, challenges, realities, and ethical dilemmas the adventure/Eco-tourism industries now face. A study of the complexity and diversity of the industry will reveal some of the main legal and safety issues faced by operators in this highly exciting and rapidly expanding field. Discussions of the economic, environmental, and social impacts of adventure tourism from the local, provincial, and global perspectives will provide the learner with a broad knowledge base of the adventure tourism industry. The foundation for this course material is based on the standards, codes of ethics, and the professionalism inherent in the professional guide.
English 10 or ENGL 030.