Global Tourism Futures
Enrolments for this year have closed. Keep exploring subjects.
Subjects may require attendance
Swinburne University of Technology leads the way with innovative and new ways of teaching, learning and thinking. It offers a wide range of study options, from pre-apprenticeships, undergraduate, postgraduate and PhDs, including online degrees with Open Universities Australia. Swinburne is known for career-oriented education and encouraging lifelong learning.
QS RANKING 2020
Times Higher Education Ranking 2020
After successfully completing this subject, you will be able to:
- Identify key trends and futures in the tourism industry
- Demonstrate research, deduction and problem solving skills
- Appreciate and explain future opportunities afforded by advances in technology, particularly as they relate to global and continental transportation
- Work collaboratively in diverse groups
- Explain the political, social and economic factors that influence the emerging global tourism markets.
- The future of transportation - innovation and the impacts of energy depletion
- Market shifts in global tourism - the emergence of China & India
- Demographic forces and travel flows
- Diversification of the tourism market - a new generation of tourism consumers
- Tourism and climate change. `The Chicken or the Egg'
- Tourism as a global citizen - social responsibility, poverty alleviation, and the triple bottom line
- Global politics, human rights and mobility - the changing political landscape
- Space tourism - from dream to reality
- Present and future technology - changing the face of the visitor experience
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
SWI-TOU10001 , or SWI-TOU110 ;
Students must have completed 10 subjects in addition to TOU10001.
No special requirements
- Individual (25-35%) (0%)
- Data Search & Intepr. (15-25%) (0%)
- (50-60%) (0%)