Week 2 Discussion Forum 1
Deliverable length: 3 Part Response: See assignment details
- Contrast tourism organizations on the international, national, state and local levels.
To receive full credit for this Discussion Forum assignment and to facilitate an academic discussion, the following 3 parts need to be completed:
1.Primary Task Response – must be posted in the forum 5 days prior to due date.
2.Peer Responses (2) – must be posted 2 days prior to due date.
3.Summary Post: must be posted by due date listed in the assignment list.
Part 1: Primary Task
Within the Discussion Forum area, write in no less than 150 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
The World Tourism Organization (WTO) is the most widely recognized organization in tourism today. The WTO is the only organization that represents all national and official tourism interests among its allied members. As the leading international organization in the field of travel and tourism, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), is vested by the United Nations. This organization has a central and decisive role in promoting the development of responsible, sustainable (environmentally) responsible, and universally accessible tourism, with the aim of contributing to economic development, international understanding, peace, prosperity, and universal respect for, and observance of, human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Choose one of the following methods to assist for your paper submission.
- Identify a specific developing country that the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) plays an important role.
- Describe how the organization pays particular attention to the interests of positive economic, social, and cultural effects with developing countries in the field of tourism.
- Use the following site to assist in your findings. Site Name: United Nations World Tourism Organization URL: www.unwto.org/en