People, planet, and/or profits? These are the over-arching themes of the International Issues-Recreation and Tourism class that are discussed and experienced during the Semester at Sea. Understand issues and trends such as waste disposal, health and wellness, and even the growing need for dog parks! Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of tourism and recreation to a destination and the matters of contention over sustainable development and economic impact on destinations. Learn socioeconomic impacts of recreation and travel from field excursions. Master an awareness of what it means to be a global citizen through travel. Synthesize field experiences from international settings to understand good leadership in recreation and travel.
Field WorkCountry: Sweden
Date: April 12, 2022