E3 POWER Tourism and sport at the international scale

Key Question: Evaluate the varying power of different countries to participate in global tourism and sport.

[Week 6 and 7] By the end of you week 7, you should be able to:

Identify examples of niche national tourism strategies with a global sphere of influence, including adventure tourism, movie location tourism and heritage tourism.

Discuss the role of TNCs in expanding international tourism destinations, including the costs and benefits of TNC involvement for different stakeholders.

Evaluate the cost and benefits of tourism as a national development strategy, including economic and social/cultural effects.

Analyze the political, economic and cultural factors affecting the hosting of international sporting events, including the Olympics and football World Cup events.