RCE Greater Western Sydney-2016

1. Project Title: 
The Business of Sustainable Tourism
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Western Sydney University
Brittany Hardiman
Office of Sustainability, Western Sydney University
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The Business of Sustainable Tourism program funded by the Australian Commonwealth's New Colombo Plan Mobility Project connected eight Western Sydney University students with local tourism networks in South Korea. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Tourism Management undertaking the Destination Management Unit, along with two University staff, undertook a two-week transformative study tour in July.

Supported by the United Nations Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, RCE-GWS and RCE Tonygeong, the students connected with students from Yonsei University and Gyeongsang National University during their stay. They participated in cultural tours, lectures, hands-on activities including a joint session on Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and a Regional Tourism and Policy Planning workshop attended by forty local tourist operators, organisations and local government members.

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Students undertook in June/July
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