Lebanon’s Cultural, Heritage and Nature Tourism - HTM 326

This course enables the students to understand the elements and characteristics of domestic tourism and the role each major stakeholder plays within the tourism value chain. The strong experiential dimension of this course through the various group and class field trips across Lebanon expose the students to the reality and challenges of domestic travel & tourism and allows them to experiment with different types of tourism such as nature tourism, cultural tourism, volunteerism, agri- tourism, dark tourism, eco-tourism, religious tourism, rural tourism, sports and adventure tourism, culinary tourism, and VFR tourism. In addition, this course will introduce the students to the basics of managing a rural destination. Prerequisite: Junior Standing