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International Tourism will focus on food and culture through course room assignments and field study. Field visits will be made to hotels, restaurants, markets and tourism agencies The goal will be to create a comparative study through journal assignments that connect students from one culture to another. Students who register for the course are required to go on the 2014 study trip to Istanbul, Turkey and Northern Cyprus May 12-May 24, 2014.
Costs for airfare, housing, etc. are in addition to tuition. If you are interested in taking this course, contact the Center for Global Engagement at 412-397-2151 or email Rick Moslen at Moslen@rmu.edu.
Session, Dates: 5 (03/10/2014 - 05/03/2014)
Time: 03:00 - 03:50 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Hale Center 310
Seats Available: 16 Seats
This course is an analysis of international trade in tourism and international travel dimensions. The course is focused on international travel patterns; the growth of tourism worldwide; trade and political relations involving governments and multinational corporations; and case studies of primary world tourist destinations. It aims to increase student understanding of the main actions and complexity of tourism internationally, and its critical role in international politics.
Ersem Karadag, Ph.D.
Professor of Hospitality and Tourism
Massey Hall 311