Holistic hospitality: balancing environmental and humanistic needs
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This thesis provides some answers to the question, how can innovation and social pedagogy transform the way tourism is conceived, developed and practiced? The Typology for the examination of this problem is a hotel and restaurant. The site for this project is Block Island, Rhode Island. The Theoretical Premise/Unifying Idea that guides the research is, innovative pedagogical design that is experienced through exploratory and participatory involvement will change the demand for which tourism is conceived, developed and practiced. The Project Justification is, the tourism industry has a major impact on the economy, society, and the environment.