Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
Digital platforms and social technologies influence the success of tourism businesses. The interaction of humans and technology provide tourism professionals with exciting opportunities to engage visitors. This unit will investigate emerging disruptive technologies andhow they may be usedto build visitor numbers and enhance the visitor experience.
Advances in technology give rise to new forms of visitor engagement. You will undertake practical activities and experiences to investigate key concepts. These include influences and impacts of digital platforms and social technologies such as Airbnb, Instagram and TripAdvisor on the tourism industry. You will analyse current and emerging technologies in the digital visitor economy and develop skills relevant to the industry. This will include investigating innovative practices and their application, and communicating potential outcomes to industry.
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Dr Clayton Hawkins
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|Cradle Coast||Term 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
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D1. Identify and analyse the influences of emerging digital platforms and social technologies on tourism
D2. Evaluate and communicate impacts of technology on the digital visitor economy
D3. Identify and analyse innovative practices in technology for the tourism industry
P1. Apply discipline based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations
P2. Analyse and communicate core concepts related to discipline knowledge and practice
P3. Analyse and evaluate applications of innovative and/or entrepreneurial practice
P4. Develop and communicate understandings related to graduate attributes and transferable skills as adaptive practitioners
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Blended mode: Online content, full-day workshop (x2), weekly tutorials
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