Tourism has many forms. Mass tourism which started with the paid leave of course but also to Fordism and its creation of the “new man”. The mass consumer was born and lived his glory days until the early 8O.
Professor P. Cuvelier traces the history of tourism through the ages and currents of thought economists. An approach that challenges the good western Saint Maritain and more.
That was, again in this course session on sustainable development, an other explanation of the inequalities that we meet in our society. For instance, why the retention rate of the Kenya is 78% when Maurice island is only 10% ? Did you know that the club med’ was originally an association?
Sustainable development has to be explore through all our actions and tourism makes no exception to the rule. Here are the lecture notes, and as usual, feel free to edit.