Tourism Policy (11325.2)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
| UC - Canberra, Bruce
UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Business School||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Discuss the theories, the purpose and scope of policy making and planning and how they are applicable to the discipline of tourism;
2. Comprehend the contemporary developments in tourism policy and planning both nationally and internationally including political philosophies and their implications; and
3. Apply and experiment with the use of a variety of policy analysis techniques and planning strategies to tourism development and tourism problem.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
Prerequisites11321 Introduction to Events and Tourism.
Equivalent units8053 Tourism Policy.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||31 July 2023||Flexible||Mr Brian Weir|
|2023||UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's||Semester 2||31 July 2023||On-Campus||Mr Brian Weir|
|2024||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||29 July 2024||Flexible||Mr Brian Weir|
|2024||UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's||Semester 2||29 July 2024||On-Campus||Mr Brian Weir|
There is no textbook for this Unit. Instead, we will use a set of readings.
Airey, D. & Ruhanen, L. (2014). Tourism policy in Australia: A national and state perspective. Tourism Planning & Development 11(2), 149 - 62.
Beritelli, P. & Reinhold, S. (2010). Explaining decisions for change in tourist destinations. In: Keller. P. & Bieger, T. (Eds.) Managing Change in Tourism: Creating Opportunities - Overcoming Obstacles. Erich Schmidt Verlag: Berlin, Germany. pp 137 - 52.
Chowdhary, N. & Islamis, J.M. (2018). A policy is OK. But, where's the TOURISM strategy? LinkedIn. https://www.linkedin.com/pilse/policy-ok-where-tourism-strategy-dr-nimit-chowdhary. Accessed 21 June 2021.
de Bellaigue, C. (2020). The end of tourism? The Guardian 18 June 2020. Acccessed 3 July 2020 at: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/jun/18/end-of-tourism-coronavirus-pandemic-travel-industry?CMP=share_btn_fb&fbclid=IwAR0CJAh7VnDaYf_1hxj2IUNjnaIJaMRIyx6z4RbU0M7DGysgKraHyU-GMB0
Deng, T. Hu, Y. & Ma, M. (2019). Regional policy and tourism: A quasi-natural experiment. Annals of Tourism Research 74 (2019), 1 - 6.
Dente, B. (2014). Understanding Policy Decisions. Springer: Milan, Italy.
Dredge, D. (2006). Policy networks and the local organisation of tourism. Tourism Management 27(2), 269 - 80.
Dredge, D. (2015). Short-term versus long-term approaches to the development of tourism-related policies. In: Haxton, P (ed.). A review of Effective Policies for Tourism Growth. OECD Tourism Papers 2015/1. OECD: Paris, France. https://doi.org/10.1787/5js4vmp5n5r8-en.
Farsari, I. & Butler, R.W. (2011). Complexity in tourism policies: A cognitive mapping approach. Annals of Tourism Research 38(3), 1110 - 34.
Getz, D. & Page, G. (2016). Progress and prospects for event tourism research. Tourism Management 52, 593 - 631.
Gossling, S., Scott, D. & Hall, C.M. (2020). Pandemics, tourism & global change: A rapid assessment of Covid-19. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. doi 10.1080/09669582.2020.1758708.
Hall, C.M. (2009). Archetypal approaches to implementation and their implications for tourism policy. Tourism Recreation Research 34(3), 235 - 45.
Halkowicz, J., Cook, A,. & Hall, M. (2013). The Future of Tourism in Queensland: Global Megatrends Creating Opportunities and Challenges over the Coming Twenty Years. CSIRO: Canberra, Australia.
Kaczmarek, T., Perez, K., Demir, E. & Zarema, A. (2021). How to survive a pandemic: The corporate resiliency of travel & leisure companies to the Covid-19 outbreak. Tourism Management https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2020.104281.
Krutwaysho, O. & Bramwell, B. (2010). Tourism policy implementation and society. Annals of Tourism Research 37(3), 670 - 91.
Lachapelle, E., Montpetit, E. & Gauvin, J.-P. (2014). Public perceptions of expert credibility on policy issues: The role of expert framing and political worldview. Policy Studies Journal 42(4), 674 - 97.
Mackie, K. (2021). Succeeding and failing in crafting environmental policy: Can public policy theories help? In: T. Mercer, T. Ayres, B. Head & J Wanna (Eds.). Learning Policy, Doing Policy: Interactions Between public Policy Thoery, Practice & Teaching. ANU Press: Canberra, Australia. pp 205 - 20.
Mair, J. (2011). Events & climate change: An Australian perspective. International Journal of Events & Festival Management 2(3), 245 - 53.
McKercher, B. & Prideaux, B. (2020). Tourism Theories, Concepts & Models. Goodfellow: Oxford, UK.
Mercer, T. (2021). What can policy theory offer busy practitioners? investigating the Australian experience. In: T. Mercer, T. Ayres, B. Head & J Wanna (Eds.). Learning Policy, Doing Policy: Interactions Between Public Policy Theory, Practice & Teaching. ANU Press: Canberra, Australia. pp 49 - 81.
Okuma, F., Altinay, L., Chathoth, P. & Koseoglu, M.A. (2020). Strategic Management for Hospitality and Tourism. Second Edition. Routledge: Oxford, UK.
Ozturk, A.B. & van Niekirk, M. (2014). Volume of value: Policy decisions for Turkey's tourism industry. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management 3, 193 - 97.
Pastras, P. & Bramwell, B. (2013). A strategic-relational approach to tourism policy. Annals of Tourism Research 43, 390 - 411.
Patterson T., Bastanioni S. & Simpson M. (2006). Tourism & climate change: Two-way street or vicious / virtuous cycle? Journal of Sustainable Tourism 14(4), 339 - 48.
Pham, T.D., Dwyer, L., Su, J..-J. & Ngo, T. (2021). Covid-19 impacts of inbound tourism on Australian economy. Annals of Tourism Research 88, 103 - 16.
Prideaux, B., Thompson, M. & Pabel, A. (2020). Lessons from Covid-19 can prepare global tourism for the economic transformation needed to combat climate change. Tourism Geographies. Accessed 4 July 2020 at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14616688.2020.1762117
Ramaano, A.I. ( 2021). Tourism policy & environmental impacts in Musina municipality: Lessons from a case study of failure. Tourism Policy 2(1), 91 - 114.
Reeves, M. & Whitaker, K. (2021). Strategy on Multiple Timescales. Boston Consulting Group: Boston, USA.
Richardson, S., March, R., Lewis, J. & Radel, K. (2015). Analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry. In: Ritchie, B.W. & Campiranon, K. (Eds.). Tourism Crises and Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific. CABI: Wallingford, UK. pp 149 - 160.
Sans, A.A. & Dominguez, A.Q. (2016). Unravelling AirBnB: Urban perspectives from Barcelona. In: Russon, A.P. & Richards, G. (Eds.). Reinventing the Local in Tourism: Producing, Consuming & Negotiating Place. Channel View Publications: Bristol, UK. pp 209 - 28.
Scarpino, M.R. & Gretzel, U. (2015). Conceptualising organisational resilience in tourism crisis management. In: Ritchie, B.W. & Camiranon, K. (Eds.). Tourism Crises and Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific. CABI: Wallingford, UK. pp 15 - 32.
Sharma, G.D., Thomas, A. & Paul, J. (2021). Reviving tourism industry post-Covid-19: A resilience-based framework. Tourism Management Perspectives 37, 106 - 25.
Steriopoulos, E. & Wrathall, J. (2021). Re-imagiinging and transforming events: Insights from te Australian events industty. Research in Hospitality Management 11(2), 77 - 83.
Subadra, I.N. & Hughes, H. (2021). Pandemic in paradise: Tourism pauses in Bali. Tourism & Hospitality Research DOI: 10.1177/14673584211018493.
Thomas. R. (Ed.) (2009). Managing Regional Tourism: A Case Study of Yorkshire, England. Great Northern: Ilkley, UK.
Threlfall, D. & Althaus, C. (2021). A quixotic quest? Making theory speak to practice. In: T. Mercer, T. AyresB. Head & J Wanna (Eds.). Learning Policy, Doing Policy: Interactions Between public Policy Thoery, Practice & Teaching. ANU Press: Canberra, Australia. pp 29 - 48.
Tribe, J. (2016). Strategy for Tourism. Second Edition. Goodfellow Publishers: Woodeaston, UK. pp 2 - 22.
Valente, F., Dredge, D. & Lohmann, G. (2015). Leadership and governance in regional tourism. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management 4, 127 - 36.
Wallace, S. & Reilly, E. (2015). Tourism 2025: An industry perspective regarding the NZ 2025 Tourism Strategy. Journal of Tourism Futures 1(1), 53 - 57.
Wang, D. & Ap, J. (2013). Factors affecting tourism policy implementation: A conceptual framework and a case study in China. Tourism Management 36, 221 - 33.
Weaver, D. & Lawton, L. (2014). Tourism Management. Fifth Edition. Wiley: Milton, Queensand, Australia.
Wedell-Wedellborg, T. (2017). Are you solving the right problem? Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/2017/01/are-you-solving-the-right-problems. Accessed 23 June 2021.
Wei, W., Cole, S.T. & Chen, J.S. (2017). Tourist innovation in air travel. Journal of Travel Research 23, 1 - 17.
Weir, B. (2017). Climate change & tourism: Are we forgetting lessons frorm the past? Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Management 32, 108 - 114.
Wut, T.M., Xu, J. & Wong, S. (2021). Crisis management research (1985 - 2020) in the hospitality and tourism industry: A review and research agenda. Tourism Management 85, 104 - 18.
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
To pass this unit, students must BOTH:
- Obtain an aggregate score of 50% or more; AND
- Attempt each assessment item
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
For Assessment Item 1 - tourism policy development, students must attend the relevant tutorial to be eligible to submit a compeleted activity sheet for that tutorial.
Fors Assessment Item 2 - group presentation, students must participate equitably in the preparation and delivery of their group's presentation to the satisfaction of their group. This will be signified by each student's name being listed on the submitted presentation.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums
All written work in this Unit MUST be prepared and referenced in accordance with the Faculty Good Essay Guide (copy available on the Unit Canvas site). Marks will be deducted for submitted material not meeting these requirements.
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