Hospitality and Tourism
This course will be removed from Curriculum Library in ASH (learning.naf.org) at the conclusion of the 22/23 school year. If you would like to continue to use this content, you can request these files by contacting our support team - email@example.com. Sustainable Tourism exposes learners to the profound changes occurring worldwide in the tourism industry—changes that will permanently alter every tourist business' development, management, and relationship to its community. Learners begin by familiarizing themselves with some of the basic concepts of sustainability: measuring a person's carbon footprint, recognizing the implications of the Limits of Acceptable Change model, understanding the latest research about climate change.
Learners consider approaches to land use and sustainability, including trends in alternative tourism and multiple-use policies. They explore tourism's economic and social impacts and how community-based sustainable tourism programs can mitigate adverse effects. Next, they cover sustainability implications for hospitality and tourism businesses, explore corporate social responsibility policies, and evaluate how a business can demonstrate its commitment to sustainability. Learners research careers in sustainability, including sustainability management jobs and opportunities with governmental and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).
EDUCATOR ESSENTIALS emphasizes personalized, learner-centered environments through choice boards, authentic project learning experiences, and diverse representations and perspectives. It provides tools to engage learners in relevant issues and passion projects to spur innovation and deepen career identity.
PLANNING TOOLS provides a guide to course implementation, including scope and sequence, lesson plans, and the culminating project overview.
FOR LEARNERS: This resource encourages and supports students on their learning journey by providing opportunities to deepen their knowledge, feed their passion, build their Future Ready skills, and deepen their career identity through NAF's "Take Charge of Your Learning" framework of REFLECT, STRETCH, INNOVATE, and SHOWCASE.