Cultural and Travel Tourism

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cultural and Travel Tourism

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Hospitality

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    200 level course in marketing, management, archaeology, or tourism, or permission of the instructor

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course provides an interdisciplinary exploration of the role of culture and heritage in tourism at the local, regional, national and international levels. Emphasis is placed on developing theoretical and practical insights into heritage related to place, community, ethnicity and identity, as well as the stakeholders in the local and global tourism industry. Students will develop practical skills in developing and managing cultural destinations and heritage sites, based on applied readings and hands-on learning through on-site visits.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

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