Adventure Tourism Business Operations
The ATBO Advantage (what makes us unique)

Our Adventure Tourism Business Operations (ATBO) program provides you with a unique opportunity to balance outdoor skills training with the academic skills needed for you to be successful in the adventure tourism industry.


Our surroundings are unparalleled for Adventure Tourism training with world-renowned outdoor pursuits being found within a short distance of our campus front door.

Our program provides:
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  • highly qualified and multi-skilled instructors and industry professionals
  • global look at adventure tourism
  • in-depth study and hands-on experiences with local adventure tourism operations
  • unique insights into owning and operating a business
  • leading edge standards and practices
  • integration with the industry and its associations
  • full support by the Golden community

See our program through the eyes of our students:

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Our ATBO Diploma program allows you the flexibility to follow your particular focus in the adventure tourism industry (courses like Cross Cultural Tourism, Sustainable Tourism, Advanced Business Planning, Outdoor Pursuits, and Portfolio Development).