TOUR 6003 Sustainable Visitor Economies
Credit Points 10
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Description While the intersecting industries and mobilities that comprise the ‘visitor economy’ (e.g. tourism, events, international education, business travel, hospitality, accommodation, transport, etc.) have traditionally been observed individually, there is a growing recognition of the need for holistic approach to planning and managing these diverse sectors. This is especially important for accomplishing sustainability outcomes. In this subject, students will learn about principles and strategies for managing sustainable visitor economies. Industry and government stakeholders will share case-studies detailing their experiences managing visitor economies.
School Social Sciences
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 6 subject
- Analyse the role of visitor economies in different destination contexts.
- Evaluate principles and strategies for managing visitor economies.
- Evaluate sustainable development goals in relation to visitor economies.
- Propose strategies for managing visitor economies sustainably.
- Visitor economies.
- Integrated sustainable destination management.
- The economics of sustainable tourism.
- Regional development.
- Innovation, resilience and adaptation.
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.
|Case Study||1,500 words||40||N||Individual|
Parramatta City - Macquarie St
Subject Contact Joseph Cheer Opens in new window