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Free Online Course for SIDS Policymakers

Are you a policy-maker or destination manager in a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) interested in learning more about sustainable tourism management? Then be sure to join us for
the upcoming online learning course “Sustainable Tourism for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) – Policy-Maker edition” which will take place from April 25 th to June 13 th 2019 !

This free, 7-week course developed by Sustainable Travel International and offered by Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and the Hamburg Open Online University (HOOU)
aims to:
● Enhance participant understanding of sustainable tourism development and management
● Inspire learners to think carefully and critically about current SIDS’ tourism issues and related tourism policies
● Enable participants to assess the opportunities that sustainable tourism strategies offer for SIDS in particular
● Understand how policy-making can improve tourism in small island states

The course seeks to form a truly global SIDS learning community, facilitating peer-to-peer interaction and cross-destination knowledge sharing; while drawing from concrete experiences
in the Caribbean, Pacific, West African, and Indian Ocean regions. A number of qualified tutors will guide learners along the way, to clarify any issues and provide academic supervision.


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