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Adventure Tourism in Belize
Chaa Creek, Belize; Indian Church, Belize; Lighthouse Reef, Belize (Study Abroad and Exchange Program)
|Language of instruction:||English||Academic Level:||Graduate, Undergraduate|
|minimum GPA:||2.0 Undergrad, 3.0 Graduate||Open to:||FIU students only, Non-FIU students|
|Program type:||FIU study abroad||Areas of Study:||Hospitality|
|Level of Physical Activity:||4. Difficult|
PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONCome experience adventure tourism first hand while you explore the many facets of tourism products in Belize. Talk with local guides, learn by doing, and immerse yourself in the local culture. This trip examines the growing field of adventure tourism, including supply and demand, tourist typologies, tourism impacts on natural resources, risk management and much more. This is a very active, hands on program including many activities such as hiking, cave exploration, canoeing, kayaking, climbing temples, and snorkeling.
LOCATION DESCRIPTIONBelize is a beautiful country in Central America, boasting a barrier reef, jungles and Mayan temples as some of its top tourist destinations. This former British colony has English as its native language and a diverse population.
HOUSINGStudents will stay in different places including a locally owned guest house, an eco-jungle camp, and thatched cabanas on the water.
COURSESHFT 3703 Adventure Tourism
HFT 5957 Abroad Research Program
This program will have online pre and post trip assignments on the blackboard site.
COSTThe estimated program fee of $2430 includes all meals, airfare, on-site transportation and program-related activities as well as the $175 mandatory study abroad fee. Also included is the mandatory international health insurance.
Program costs do not include FIU course instructional fees ($205.57 per undergraduate credit, $455.64 per graduate credit).
PROGRAM INFORMATIONSchool of Hospitality Management
Dr. Carolin Lusby
HM 105B, Biscayne Bay Campus
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