TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND EVENT FUTURES

THS3FUT

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This cutting edge subject challenges students by anticipating the future of the tourism, hospitality and events sector. By the end of this subject you will be expected to understand the range of factors likely to be influential in the future of this industry. Such factors include the demographic, political, economic and technological changes which will influence the nature, trends and participation in tourism, hospitality and events. These factors are important to be recognised to ensure the long-term sustainability of tourism in different countries and destinations.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites THS1THE or THS1FEM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand and analyse contemporary concepts in the tourism, hospitality and event sector

Activities:
On-line Quizzes, Report, Case Study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Provide an understanding of emerging trends

Activities:
On-line Quizzes, Report, Case Study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Review current publications on topics aligned with concepts of the future

Activities:
On-line Quizzes, Report, Case Study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Create ideas for the tourism, hospitality, and event sector that are plausible for future trends

Activities:
Seminar Activities, Report, Case Study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Reflect on the changing product and services offered in the tourism, hospitality and event sector

Activities:
Seminar Activities, Report, Case Study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Singapore (SIM), 2019, Week 05-16, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 05 - 16
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 05 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hours of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online Quizzes and Activities (250 words equivalent)Students are required to log into LMS each week to complete the on-line exercises and activities. Each week there is a reading to complete, videos to watch and 10 x Quizzes to complete (worth 3% each).30 01, 02, 03
Individual Report (2,000 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Case Study (1,500 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Seminar Activities (250 words equivalent)Students are expected to participate in activities conducted during the weekly seminars.20 04, 05