TOUR 1002 Tourism and Global Trends
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 101901
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Description This unit introduces students to the foundational knowledge and skills required for tourism study at UWS and professional practice in a range of tourism related careers. This unit provides students with opportunities to familiarise themselves with the core concepts and basic theory of tourism management studies. It aims to equip students with an understanding of sustainable tourism, the tourism system, and mega trends of tourism. It covers the global complexity of the tourism industry; of the social, environmental, and political realities; and the role of governments - federal, state and local together with private enterprise in the development of tourism experience, industry practice, and destinations.
School Social Sciences
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject
Equivalent Subjects TOUR 1001 - Tourism Sustainability and Global Trends
Incompatible Subjects LGYA 1263 - Sustainable Tourism in Practice LGYA 1262 - Managing Tourism
- Describe the history and contemporary issues related to tourism .
- Analyse the tourism system, the complexities of the tourism phenomenon and key tourism concepts.
- Assess the economic, sociocultural, and environmental impacts of tourism and their management.
- Identify the functions and strategies of selected organizations/agencies responsible for promoting and managing tourism.
- Identify and analyse the changing patterns and trends in global tourism over a given period of time using available data.
2. The tourism system
3. The tourist experience
4. Tourism industry and products
5. Tourism markets and marketing
6. Economic dimensions of tourism
7. Valuation of resources
8. Tourism Satellite Account
10. Characteristics of the global industry
11. Destinations and their development: case studies
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Multiple choice tests||Three during the semester||30||Y||Individual|
|Report: Students working together to submit one joint group report.||1,500 words per student||30||Y||Individual|
|Open book exam, short answer questions||2 hours, approximately 750 words||40||Y||Individual|
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