Explains characteristics, dynamics and complexity in international tourism systems. In this unit students apply analytical skills and synthesise concepts and theories from key tourism systems knowledge to examples drawn from real world contexts.
Topic 1: Introduction to international tourism systems
Topic 2: Tourism systems theories
Topic 3: Elements of international tourism systems
Topic 4: Demand for International tourism
Topic 5: Tourist attractions and experiences in international tourism systems
Topic 6: Transport in international tourism systems
Topic 7: Tourism intermediaries and the host community in international tourism systems
Topic 8: Governments and policy in international tourism systems
Topic 9: Technology and international tourism systems
Topic 10: Future Issues in international tourism systems
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify elements of whole tourism systems from a real world context.||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||explain key arguments in literature related to international tourism systems||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||synthesize concepts and theories from tourism systems knowledge in a real world context.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Cooper, C, 2016, Essentials of Tourism, 2nd edn, Pearson Education Limited, Harlow, UK.
Teaching and assessment
Melbourne - The Hotel School
|Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)|
Sydney - The Hotel School
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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