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Gold Coast Session 3 Session 3
Melbourne - The Hotel School Session 3 Session 3
Online Session 3 Session 3
Singapore - MDIS N/A Session 1,  3
Sydney - The Hotel School Session 3 Session 3

Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Introductory

Unit aim

Provides insight into global issues which challenge hotel and tourism development in the 21st century. Adopts a student-focused strategy aimed at students developing an understanding of the contemporary trends by focusing on areas/issues of tourism supply and demand.

Unit content

This unit is structured around the following topics:
Topic 1: Global tourism issues
Topic 2: Tourist markets
Topic 3: Tourism and the media
Topic 4: Risks and crises
Topic 5: Transport development
Topic 6: Accommodation development
Topic 7: Emerging experience sectors

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.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 examine current global issues that may influence tourism and hotel development
2 demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which the media can influence tourism development
3 evaluate and apply risk management processes
4 critically evaluate developments in the international transport sector
5 analyse the emergence and development of visitor markets and experiences

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

  1. examine current global issues that may influence tourism and hotel development
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which the media can influence tourism development
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. evaluate and apply risk management processes
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. critically evaluate developments in the international transport sector
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. analyse the emergence and development of visitor markets and experiences
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.