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TO5104 - Tourist Management Strategies

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Tourists form the core of the demand sector of tourism systems. Managing tourist expectations, experiences, behaviours and impacts is a key element of sustainable tourism operations and destination competitiveness. This subject will combine perspectives from anthropology, sociology, social psychology, consumer behaviour and human geography to create tools for analysing and understanding tourists and their role in tourism systems. This subject will particularly concentrate on critically evaluating strategies for dealing with both positive and negative tourist impacts on the physical and socio-cultural dimensions of destinations.

Learning Outcomes

  • creates awareness of the multiple management strategies to shape tourist behaviour;
  • develops abilities to apply the understanding of tourist behaviour influences and available management strategies to a range of tourist settings;
  • build an understanding of the forces affecting tourist behaviour.

Availabilities

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 02-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (25%); assignments (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 13-Aug-2015
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (25%); assignments (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>, Professor Philip Pearce.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (25%); assignments (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 09-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturer: Dr K. Thirumaran.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (25%); assignments (25%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Lecturer: Dr K. Thirumaran.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (25%); assignments (25%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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