Module Objectives

Participants to develop awareness and will adopt a positive attitude towards sustainability.

Mission 1

Description

Mission 1 is designed to introduce participants to the importance of tourism as an economic activity and the evolution of sustainable tourism development.

Learning objectives

Participants will:

  • Learn about the economic importance of tourism.
  • Define the concept of sustainable tourism.
  • Learn about the historical milestones of sustainable tourism.
  • Learn about the methods and tools used to measure the impact of tourist activities from a sustainable point of view.

Learning outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the economic importance of tourism.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the overall concept of sustainable tourism.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the methods and tools used to assess the impact of tourist activities from a sustainable point of view.

Duration: 1/2 hour

Mission 2

Description

Mission 2 is designed to introduce participants to initiatives that award sustainable tourist destinations in Europe.

Learning objectives

Participants will:

  • Learn about the EDEN programme.
  • Learn about the VISTAS programme.
  • Learn about several award-winning tourist destinations in Europe in the context of the above initiatives.
  • Learn about a successful mobile application (app).

Learning outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of practices that have been implemented in tourist destinations that contribute to the development of sustainable tourism.

Duration: 1/2 hour

Mission 3

Description

Mission 3 is a quiz section of variable difficulty. Participants compete against each other to improve their score, win badges and rise on the scoreboard and leaderboard tables.

Learning objectives

Participants will:

  • Test their knowledge and skills based on the learning objectives of Mission 1 and Mission 2.

Learning outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Assess their competences in the basic principles of sustainable development.

Duration: 1/2 hour