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Sustainable Tourism

Generalities 

  • Classes (Mon-Fri, 4 lessons).
  • Tours and mini-tours of Sustainable Tourism.
  • Native teachers with extensive experience.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Duration: From 1 week to 4 weeks.
  • Airport transportation and Tours.
  • Modality: In person and Virtual
  • Cultural Immersion. 
  • Certification.
  • Homestays.

Additional costs

  • Air ticket
  • Travel insurance

Description:

Doing a tourism internship in Costa Rica offers an enriching and unique experience, since this country is recognized worldwide for its focus on tourism and sustainability. Costa Rica has been a pioneer in the development of responsible tourism practices that respect and protect the environment and local culture, making it an ideal destination to learn about sustainable tourism. Therefore, this short program offers a unique opportunity to learn firsthand about sustainable tourism in a practical and stimulating environment by visiting various renowned places in the area. Participants will acquire valuable knowledge and skills that will enable them to contribute to the responsible and sustainable development of the tourism industry anywhere in the world.

Objectives

  • Explain the background of tourism and study the concepts of ecotourism, tourism, ecological tourism, and ecodevelopment.
  • Explain the origin of the concept of "Sustainable Development", its background, principles, proposals, achievements, difficulties, and pillars.
  • Explain the importance of creating the sustainable development goals of the 2030 agenda, the debate to achieve their fulfillment, and how they are involved in tourism.
  • Explain the causes and consequences of the deterioration of nature and loss of biodiversity in the world, and how tourism has a positive or negative influence.
  • Explain the importance of developing strategies and efforts worldwide that aim at environmental conservation, and contribute to sustainable development (biological corridors, biological reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, and biosphere reserves, among others).
  • Know the case studies: conventional agriculture or agroecology versus organic agriculture, the implication of the use of plastic in oceans, climate change.

Contents

  • History of tourism and study of the concepts of ecotourism, tourism, ecological tourism, and eco-development.
  • Origin of the concept of "Sustainable Development", its background, principles, proposals, achievements, difficulties, and pillars.
  • The importance of creating the sustainable development goals of the 2030 agenda and the debate to achieve their fulfillment and how they are involved in tourism.
  • Causes and consequences of the deterioration of nature and loss of biodiversity in the world, and how tourism has a positive or negative influence.
  • Importance of developing strategies and efforts worldwide that aim at environmental conservation, and contribute to sustainable development (biological corridors, biological reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, biosphere reserves, among others).
  • Case studies: conventional agriculture or agroecology versus organic agriculture/ implication of the use of plastic in oceans, climate change.

For more Information!

Global Learning: (919) 4026938 / (506) 87481521
posgradosinternacionales@uisil.ac.cr
globallearning@uisil.ac.cr

Who we are?

Global Learning is the internationalization department of the Universidad Internacional San Isidro Labrador, which has been training professionals for more than 25 years.

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