Tourism and the World Economy (8052.3)
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|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Management||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion, students will be able to:
1. Analyse the effects of economic variables of special importance to tourism on the components of the tourism industry;
2. Explain how national and international economic events have an impact on the tourism industry and tourists behaviour; and
3. Apply the information in the Tourism Satellite Accounts to a tourism development project.
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 - 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 - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
PrerequisitesCompletion of 6355 Introduction to Economics AND one of the following: 6588 Introduction to Tourism OR 9470 Introduction to Events and Tourism.
Incompatible units7012 Tourism Economics and Policy.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
Tribe, J. (2016). The economics of recreation, leisure and tourism, Fourth edition. Milton Park: Routledge.
Dawson, J., & Scott, D. (2013). Managing for climate change in the alpine ski sector. Tourism Management, 35(0), 244-254. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2012.07.009
Dérioz, P., & Bachimon, P. (2009). Mountain tourism and sustainability. Revue de géographie (Journal of Alpine Research), 97(3). http://rga.revues.org/index966.html
Dickson, T.J., Laneyrie, F., & Pritchard, A. (2006). Australian snowsports: Gendered and contested spaces? Tourism An International Interdisciplinary Journal, 54(1), 17-32.
Fredman, P. (2008). Determinants of visitor expenditures in mountain tourism. Tourism Economics, 14(2), 297-311.
Fredman, P., & Lindberg, K. (2008). Special focus: Mountain tourism-Introduction: Editorial. Tourism Economics, 14(2), 245-247.
Hinch, T., Jackson, E.L., Hudson, S., & Walker, G. (2005). Leisure constraint theory and sport tourism. Sport in Society, 8(2), 142 -163.
Hunter-Jones, J. (2000). Identifying the responsibility for risk at tourism destinations: the UK experience. Tourism Economics, 6(2), 187-198.
Michailidis, A., Samathrakis, V., Mamalis, S., & Theodosiou, G. (2006). Understanding participation constraints of potential skiers. Tourism Economics, 12(3), 421-435.
Dar, H. (2014). POTENTIALS AND PROBLEMS OF ADVENTURE TOURISM: A STUDY OF KASHMIR VALLEY. Abhinav-International Monthly Refereed Journal Of Research In Management & Technology (Online ISSN 2320-0073), 3(9), 77-84.
Kureha, M. (2008). Changing Ski Tourism in Japan: From Mass Tourism to Ecotourism? Global Environmental Research, 137-144.
Region: Australia and NZ
Alpine Resorts Co-ordinating Council. (2012). Alpine resorts strategic plan 2012 Retrieved from https://arcc.vic.gov.au/about/alpine-resorts-strategic-plan-2012/
Ambrose, M. (2006). Ski season heads downhill. Habitat Australia, 34(2), 11-11.
Mules, T. (2005). Economic impacts of national park tourism on gateway communities: the case of Kosciuszko National Park. Tourism Economics, 11(2), 247-259.
National Institute of Economic and Industry Research. (2012). The economic significance of the Australian Alpine resorts: Winter season 2011 Retrieved from http://www.siaaustralia.com.au/_uploads/res/9_238.pdf
Region: Europe (West) and UK
Moen, J., & Fredman, P. (2007). Effects of climate change on alpine skiing in Sweden. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 15(4), 418-437.
Steiger, R. (2012). Scenarios for skiing tourism in Austria: integrating demographics with an analysis of climate change. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 20(6), 867-882. doi: 10.1080/09669582.2012.680464
Tourism Resources Company Ltd. (2011). Scottish Snowsports Strategic Review: Part A. Glasgow.
Region: North American
Burwakowki, E., & Magnusson, M. (2012). Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States Retrieved from http://protectourwinters.org/climate_report/report.pdf
Stoddart, M.C.J. (2011). " If we wanted to be Environmentally Sustainable, we'd take the Bus": Skiing, Mobility, and the Irony of Climate Change. Human Ecology Review, 18(1), 19-28.
Tourism British Columbia. (2012). The Value of Mountain Resorts to the British Columbia Economy Retrieved from http://www.destinationbc.ca/getattachment/Research/Research-by-Activity/Land-based/Value_of_Mountain_Resort_Properties_Phase_One_June-2012.pdf.aspx
Students are expected to participate in online group work. Groups will be allocated once the Semester begins.
Required IT skills
This unit involves extensive use of the internet.
Work placement, internships or practicums
- Semester 1, 2018, On-Campus, UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's (178003)
- Semester 1, 2018, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (178000)
- Semester 1, 2018, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (177999)
- Semester 1, 2018, On-Campus, UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank (178002)
- Semester 1, 2017, On-Campus, UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's (171486)
- Semester 1, 2017, On-Campus, UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank (170715)
- Semester 1, 2017, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (166927)
- Semester 1, 2017, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (166926)
- Semester 1, 2016, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (154294)
- Semester 1, 2016, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (154293)
- Semester 1, 2015, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (145734)