Global Tourism Issues (8729.2)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Management|
This unit is no longer offered. Information may be available for Units in the following years:
- Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/2011 End Date: 31/12/2012
- Version 2 - Start Date: 01/01/2013 End Date: 31/12/2014
This unit provides an introduction to global issues in tourism. Divided into a series of integrated modules, the unit provides a critical overview of the past, present and future impacts of tourism and highlights the tourism management issues of the 21st century.
- demonstrate a conceptual understanding of the nature, extent and importance of tourism, and the tourism industry on a global scale;
- demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the different impacts of tourism;
- understand the concepts of sustainability and globalisation;
- identify future developments and prospects for tourism;
- identify the major issues facing contemporary tourism globally;
- appreciate the growing importance of special interest tourism around the world; and
- demonstrate an awareness of the management issues in tourism for the 21st century.
Three hours per week.
Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed 5689 Current Issues in Tourism, 6590 Global Issues in Tourism.