E4 Managing tourism and sport for the future

Key Question:  Examine the future possibilities for management of, and participation in, tourism and sport at varying scales.

By the end of week 8, you should be able to:

  • Analyze the consequences of unsustainable touristic growth in rural and urban tourism hotspots, including the concept of carrying capacity and possible management options to increase site resilience.
  • Discuss the concept of sustainable tourism, including the growth of ecotourism.
  • Outline the factors influencing future international tourism, including greater use of social media, international security and diaspora growth.
  • Evaluate the growing importance of political and cultural influences on international sport participation, including international agreements, inclusion via changing gender roles and the growing importance of the Paralympics.