Special Interest Tourism


Teaching Hours and Credit Allocation: 30 Hours, 6 Credits
Course Assessment: Coursework & Exam



The aim of the course is the understanding of the special interest tourism, along with the ways to develop alternative tourism and the benefits associated with it. The course examines strategies that will first identify opportunities for alternative tourism in a region, integrate these activities with the region’s existing tourism capacity and design expansion with respect to the region’s and the particular activity’s capacities. Regarding special interest tourism the factors that have led to its development and connection with sustainability will be presented and the main providers will be mentioned (tour operators, specialist providers, packaged or non-packaged holidays providers, etc.)..


Tourism Management