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TO5032 - Tourism Transport and Technology

[Not offered in 2012]

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

This subject acquaints students with international and sub-regional transport modes, networks and patterns, passenger flows and regulation. There is a strong focus on aviation, airports, cruise shipping and surface transport. The subject also explores the roles of the Internet, reservations systems and emerging technologies in the tourism industry. This subject may include a field trip.

There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.

Learning Outcomes

  • explore the role of various transport providers in the tourism industry;
  • recognise the importance and application of technology for tourism;
  • understand the structure, nature and operation of global transportation.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate IT tools;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TO3029 TO3032 TO5029 TO6029 TO6032

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.