Unit 1 Societal impact of tourism

According to UNWTO, “Tourism comprises the activities of persons travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes.”

The goal of this module is to understand why and how circular economy principles can be applied to tourism industry. You will then understand why a sustainable tourism has merged and what it means exactly. Then we will see how sustainability develops in this industry and what is the place of what we will call “circular tourism”.