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Adventure Tourism in Belize
Chaa Creek, Belize; Indian Church, Belize; Lighthouse Reef, Belize (Study Abroad and Exchange Program)
Program Terms: Spring
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
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 Description:

Belize Hospitality

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

 Come 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 DESCRIPTION

Belize 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.

HOUSING

Students will stay in different places including a locally owned guest house, an eco-jungle camp, and thatched cabanas on the water.

COURSES

HFT 3703 Adventure Tourism
HFT 5957 Abroad Research Program
 
This program will have online pre and post trip  assignments on the blackboard site.

COST

The 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 INFORMATION

School of Hospitality Management
Dr. Carolin Lusby
clusby@fiu.edu
HM 105B, Biscayne Bay Campus
(305) 919-4523


Belize Hospitality

Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
 
This program is currently not accepting applications.