TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND EVENT FUTURES

THS3FUT

2020

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/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesTHS1FEM OR THS1THE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Understand and analyse contemporary concepts in the tourism, hospitality and event sector
02. Provide an understanding of emerging trends such as the impact of digital disruptions and changing consumer attitudes
03. Review current publications on topics aligned with concepts of the future to provide up-to-date information about current and future developments in tourism, hospitality and events.
04. Create ideas for the tourism, hospitality, and event sector that are plausible for future trends
05. Reflect on the changing product and services offered in the tourism, hospitality and event sector

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Seminar and Online Activities (1000 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 quizzes to complete. Students are also expected to participate in activities conducted during the weekly seminars.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Individual Report (2,000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Individual Case Study (1,500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Seminar and Online Activities (1000 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 quizzes to complete. Students are also expected to participate in activities conducted during the weekly seminars.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Individual Report (2,000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Individual Case Study (1,500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Singapore (SIM), 2020, Week 05-16, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 5 - 16
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 5 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Seminar and Online Activities (1000 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 quizzes to complete. Students are also expected to participate in activities conducted during the weekly seminars.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Individual Report (2,000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Individual Case Study (1,500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5