International Tourism & Hotel Management Principles
Journey into a world of tourism and hotel services. See how the spheres of tourism and hospitality overlap. Break down key operational areas such as attractions, gaming and accommodation. Examine day-to-day issues and industry relationships.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Understand key macro and micro systems forming the international tourism and hotel industry, and comprehend the complexity of their products and markets, organisational structures and operational characteristics.
- Analyse the components and operational requirements of the tourism and hospitality industries, through skill development in researching and interpreting tourism and hotel management literature and also through applied learning approaches.
- Evaluate issues in the delivery of international tourism and hotel services and generate solutions to resolve a range of contemporary issues.
- Introduction to International Tourism and Hotel Management Principles
- Characteristic of Tourism
- Lodging and Accommodation Operations
- Food & Beverage Service Operations: Restaurant
- Managed Services
- Theme Parks, Attractions and Gaming Entertainment
- Meetings, Conventions, Expositions and Special Events
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Chat Rooms
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Web links
Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 subjects or other relevant experience.
- EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment
Please note: This subject was previously known as HSL209.
This subject introduces students to components of International Tourism and Hotel Services and considers the implication of these as a system for developing and delivering travel and hospitality experiences. This will be achieved by examining the interdependent nature of transportation, accommodation, food and beverage, attractions and gaming, cruising, services and the role of government within a context of globalisation, and the need for economic, socio-cultural and environmental sustainability. Students will gain an appreciation of the complexity, diversity, interrelationships and interdependencies of these different sectors of tourism. Students will examine both the micro organisational and also the macro industry relationships that exist between tourism and hospitality.
- Assignment (40%)
- Invigilated Exam (40%)
- Quiz (20%)