This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of the tourism industry and its relationship with agriculture. The characteristics, concepts and sectors of tourism will be explored. A review of the Bahamian tourism industry and its economic impact will be covered. Also this course examines the way in which agro tourism can be developed as a viable business opportunity and contributor to the sustainable development of the Bahamas. By the end of the course students should be able to define the concept within a framework of social, managerial and economic development.