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Gold Coast
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Unit description

Examines the dynamics of the visitor economy from governance, policy and stakeholder perspectives. Students will develop an industry standard portfolio for a destination of their choice.

Unit content

Module 1: Introducing the visitor economy
Module 2: Stakeholder roles in managing the visitor economy
Module 3: Developing the visitor economy
Module 4: Designing and developing contemporary visitor experiences
Module 5: Risks to the visitor economy
Module 6: Trends influencing the visitor economy

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1describe a visitor economy
2analyse the role of stakeholders in visitor economy planning
3examine visitor experience design and development best practices
4identify trends and risks impacting the visitor economy.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe a visitor economy
  2. analyse the role of stakeholders in visitor economy planning
  3. examine visitor experience design and development best practices
  4. identify trends and risks impacting the visitor economy.

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

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