Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality

Sustainability, CSR and Impact Planning

Tourism is arguably the world¿s largest industry. It is an incredible force that can outwardly shapes economics, culture and society. As the sector grows, the following question rings louder than ever: what role does the tourism sector play in our world? Is it a catalyst for positive and sustainable growth? Or a vehicle for the amelioration of few at the expense of the many? In this course, we will explore the interconnected facets of the world¿s largest industry, gaining insight into the determining forces behind them, the cases where tourism is done right, and the best practices for pushing tourism to meet its potential for positive impact on a global scale. Sustainable and responsible tourism practices will be reviewed, and the role of CSR in private business will be reviewed.
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Associated Degrees