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TO5007 - International Tourism

[Not offered in 2012]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business

Available to Graduate Diploma of Tourism students and Master of Tourism students.

This subject introduces students to tourism structures, patterns and processes underlying the geography of world tourism. Employing a diverse range of case studies stemming from all continents, the subject provides a broad overview of international tourism destinations and their diverse tourism products. In particular, the historical, socio-cultural, environmental/ecological and political resource bases of a wide range of countries are reviewed within the context of global tourism trends.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop a knowledge of the locations, resources and trends of the tourism regions of the world;
  • to understand the factors that influence international tourist flows;
  • to apply the basic concepts of geography as a means of evaluating international tourism destinations;
  • to enhance public speaking skills associated with the preparation and presentation of tourism information;
  • to develop tourism information literacy and interpretation skills.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively.
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Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.