ADVENTURE TOURISM – Distance Learning Course

By: ACS Distance Education  14/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

There are 8 lessons in this course: 1. Scope and nature of Adventure tourism • Introduction • Historical Themes • Adventure Tourism Experiences • Motivating Factors for Adventure Tourism • Adventure Activities • Limitations and Risks • Artifical Environments • Non-Physical Adventure Tourism 2. The Product - Sources & Types • Types of Adventure Tourism • Types of Adventure Locations • New Zealand • Iceland • India • Africa • Namibia • Brazil • Information Sources 3. Management • Issues • Adventure Tour Operators • Retail Travel Agents • Accommodation Establishments • Transport-to destination and within destination • Adventure Ground Handlers • Media-guide books, travel writers, magazines • Marketing • Seasonal Fluctuations • Marketing Tools 4. The Customer • Adventure Tour Customers • Market Sector • Tourist Motivation • Conservation Tourism • Adventure Tourim Behaviour • Risk Taking • Ecotourism • Customer Expectations 5. Locations & Facilities - Artificial environments • Artifical Environment Tourism • Artifical Adventure Environments • Advancements in Adventure Developments • Examples • Classification 6. Locations & Facilities - Natural • Natural Environments • Adventure Tourism in Natural Environments • Wildlife Tourism • Nature-based Tourism in Antarctica • Ecotourism • Benefits of Nature-based Tourism • Nature Based Ecotourism • Locations and Destinations • Drawbacks and Advantages of Developing Facilities in Wilderness Areas 7. Ethics, Sustainability and Environmental impacts • Introduction • Social and Cultural Impacts • Environmental Impacts • Economic Impacts 8. Risk management & Insurance • Some Categories of Risk • Risk Management Strategies & Plans • Assessing the Risk • Crisis Management • Insurance Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Ecotourism-and-Adventure-Activities/ADVENTURE-TOURISM-BTR302-500.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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