Subject | Tourism

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Is international tourism to Japan sustainable?

This contents introduces international tourism to Japan before the COVID 19 pandemic. It analyses the contribution of international tourism to regional development in Japan from the perspective of sustainable tourism. Several examples from across the country will help to illustrate how destinations change through an increase in international tourists and what kind of problems they face. The concepts of sustainable tourism and overtourism will be introduced.



    • Teacher
    Caroline Funck
    Hiroshima University Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Department of Integrated Global Studies(IGS)


Learning Goal

  • Students will be able to explain changes in international tourism to Japan in the century
  • Students will be able to explain the concept of sustainable tourism
  • Students will be able to identify chances and problems for regional development through tourism


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