Thailand is a paradise of culture, history, and natural beauty, offering visitors a true adventure. On this program, students will gain insights into one of Thailand’s key economic contributors: tourism. Ecotourism in Thailand is a thriving industry because this tourist hotspot has managed to conserve its resplendent natural beauty despite millions of tourists flocking to the country. Beaches, rivers, mountains, valleys, and a vast green cover entice tourists to this kingdom. After this program, students will understand tourism’s role in local and national economies and how the industry is taking new strides to implement sustainable practices.
Students will also engage in a hands-on service-learning activity during their time in Thailand, actively working to better the community they are visiting while learning about the challenges unique to the area through a management discussion.
Dr. Jenna Haugen, Clinical Assistant Professor of Management and Corporate Communication, will lead this program.