Introduction to Travel and Tourism
(3.0 cr; [FNRM 5201]; A-F only, spring, every year)
Travel /tourism is one of the world's largest industries. Course introduces the nature, structure, and complexity of the industry. Begins with overview of travel/tourism--definition, evolution of travel/tourism, and magnitude globally. Examine types and functions of various sectors, tourism distribution system and role of various stakeholders in creation/delivery of tourism. Explore motivations for travel as means of understanding demand for tourism.