Geography of tourism (i) (2021/2022)

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Learning outcomes

The course aims at giving knowledge of the phenomenon of tourism in its various aspects. The desire to discover has led man to move for different reasons: knowledge, faith, culture, health, fun. Different purposes, typologies and ways of moving in time and space have marked landscapes, relationships, cultures, arts and economics. This course aims at providing the conceptual, methodological and cultural bases needed to analyze and interpret the complex mosaic in which the different current forms of tourism are articulated. Going through the history of tourism the course highlights tourism as a constantly expanding economic activity, as well as the aspects and problems arising from the opposing need for enhancement and protection of environmental and cultural heritage.