internalise the meaning of the concepts of nature-based tourism, ecotourism and sustainable tourism and know its features.
acquire a conceptual understanding of experience tourism, experience economy, sustainable tourism, nature-, culture- and ecotourism industry.
acquire insights into tour operation, management, development and effect in different environments, including the tourism-environment debate within the industry.
be able to evaluate the different nature based tourism products and their planning processes.
Nature-based tourism also includes ecotourism and sustainable tourism. The subject consists of a theoretical approach to these types of experience tourism, ecotourism and sustainable tourism. It is also a practical introduction to this tourism segment and its trends in Norway and abroad, plus planning and evaluation processes.
Arbeids- og undervisningsformer
Lectures, seminars and field trip.
Obligatoriske krav som må være godkjent før eksamen kan avlegges
The students hold one seminar (15-45 min dependent on number of students).
Written final exam. (dictionary between the first language of the student and English is allowed)