Course Descriptions

GEG 215 - Geography of Tourism Destinations

Geography of tourism destinations is the analysis of human leisure behavior and its socioeconomic impact, and includes the exploration of major tourism attractions and destinations on Earth. This survey course is presented through two major themes: thematic tourism geography and regional tourism geography. Topics include demand and resources for tourism, climate, transportation, spring-break, cruises, all-inclusive resorts, "sin" and "lifestyle" tourism, Rochester's tourism development, and an overview of major travel destinations across the globe. Three class hours. This is a social science course.

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall only

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Fall Semester 2015
Summer Session 2015