Universität Wien FIND

290035 SE Seminar (Human Geography / Regional Geography): Southeast Asia (2007W)

mass tourism as a media for the reduction of spatial disparities?

6.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Do 10:00-13:00 Seminarraum d. Inst.; Vorbesprechung: 4.10.2007


Language: German



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Aims, contents and method of the course

This course deals with explanations regarding the development of tourism in the countries of Southeast Asia based on the latest results of tourism research. The specific development of tourism in third world countries wll be discussed based on selected indicators. Beside this overall view specific insights will be provided focussed on spatial and economical consequences of the tourism flows. Sustainable and innovative phenomena of tourism will be discussed in detail. It is worth mentioning that third world tourism will not be introduced as the unique devil responsible for negative consequences but chances and risks, curse and blessing are mirrored from a critical point of view. Interesting insights will not be restricted to the tourist segment, but the problems discussed will also include the natives themselves and their attitudes towards tourism.

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(Td-S3-IV.g) (Td-S6-III.n) (Tef-W-B3) (Lb4, Lb-zSE) (Ld-zSE)

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