Wellbeing Tourism, 5 cr

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Date
    10.02.2020 - 10.04.2020
Last enrolment date
    15.12.2019
Location
    Online course
Prerequisites
    The student has studied tourism and understands general concepts and phenomena related to tourism. The student understands how the tourism industry has developed and what it comprises in Finland and abroad.
Goal
    The student is able to identify different actors and operations in wellbeing tourism.

He/she understands the motives of wellbeing tourists and the theme’s significance to the competitiveness of companies.

He/she understands the concepts, phenomena and special characteristics related to wellbeing tourism nationally and internationally.

He/she knows the national theme-promoting strategies and development policies.
Contents
    - Wellbeing tourism concepts and phenomena
- Wellbeing tourism nationally and internationally
– Special characteristics and strategic emphases
- Wellbeing tourism actors and customers
- Wellbeing tourism services
Accomplishment
    Online lectures/ videos
independent reading materials and information search
online discussions
Virtual learning and assignments
Literature
    Global Wellness Tourism Economy Report. Global Wellness Institute. (latest e-report)
Grénman, M. & Räikkönen, J. 2015. Well-being and wellness tourism – Same, same but different? Conceptual discussions and empirical evidence. Matkailututkimus, 11, 1, 7–25.
Konu, H. 2010. Identifying potential wellbeing tourism segments in Finland. Tourism Review, 65, 2, 41-51.
Smith, M. & Diekman, A. 2017. Tourism and wellbeing. Annals of Tourism Research, 66, 1–13.
Tuohino, H., Björk, P. & Konu, H. 2011. Wellbeing Tourism in Finland: Finland as a competitive wellbeing tourism destination. University of Eastern Finland. (e-report)
Price
    75 €
Further Information
    avoinamk@jamk.fi

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