Sustainable Infrastructure Development that Serves Local and Visitor Needs
Students from Cornell University can register for the “Sustainable Tourism Destination Management” online course. This course is designed for business leaders, urban planners, sustainable development professionals, and municipal government employees. It aims to train global tourism professionals in using sustainable practices across all areas of the tourism sector. By attending this online course, participants acquire the tools and knowledge needed to manage their tourism destinations sustainably.
Cristina Contreras, Founder and Managing Director of Sinfranova, is one of the twenty-four guest speakers from across the world who contributed to the course. Specifically, she developed and recorded a course regarding the importance of sustainable infrastructure in the context of sustainable tourism.
Developed for eCornell (Cornell University) with support and collaboration from the Travel Foundation and GIZ.
Define the global tourism economy and measure the social and environmental impacts of tourism;
Design a climate action plan for a tourism destination;
Understand how tourism can support essential economic development goals;
Facilitate an inclusive process where key stakeholders like local communities are engaged;
Learn how to use sustainable destination management tools by applying them to real-life tourism case studies.
Business leaders, urban planners, sustainable development professionals, and municipal government employees