INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY

THS3INT

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will investigate tourism as a force for economic development and will consider the problems inherent in a cross-cultural context. You will be shown the size and scope of international tourism and will analyse its business potential from an Australian perspective. You will examine the various factors which influence international tourism such as political factors (including terrorism and government stability), economic factors (balance of trade, multiplier effect), transportation (particularly air links), cultural factors (historic links and cultural differences) and climatic and health factors.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorClare Lade

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesTHS1THE AND (BUS1BUF OR BUS1BIB)

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

Readings

THS3INT: International Tourism Book of Readings

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLa Trobe University

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLA TROBE UNIVERSITY

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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 - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the development and features of international tourism
02. Apply critical analysis and evaluation of current issues at the forefront of international tourism
03. Demonstrate their research and critiquing skills as they apply to international tourism in the Asia Pacific region
04. Analyse the international tourism environment
05. Predict and discuss the probable future directions of international tourism

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClare Lade

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 prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One Individual Research exercise (Report format, 1750 words per student)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
One 2-hour final examination (equivalent to 2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5
Reflective exercises (equivalent to 250 words) Via OneNote and participation in class discussion required by each student in regards to their completed reflections.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO4, SILO5
Media exercise (Article analysis, 1000 words per student)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClare Lade

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 prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One Individual Research exercise (Report format, 1750 words per student)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
One 2-hour final examination (equivalent to 2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5
Reflective exercises (equivalent to 250 words) Via OneNote and participation in class discussion required by each student in regards to their completed reflections.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO4, SILO5
Media exercise (Article analysis, 1000 words per student)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5