Hobart, AMC - Sydney
Tourism is part of globalisation. Tourism has changed over the decades as travels become cheaper, new destinations are found and more countries become prosperous. Tourism affects host societies and the issues are often global in scale. These include challenges from climate change, over-tourism and terrorism. On the other hand, tourism offer new social economic opportunities as the world becomes “smaller” and more welcoming. This unit addresses established and emerging global issues in tourism. To emphasise the global dimension of the issues, you will engage with internationally renowned scholars from around the world.
|Unit name||Global Issues in Tourism|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Sociology and Criminology|
Professor Can Seng Ooi
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|AMC - Sydney||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Reflect on and critically analyse the contemporary issues that are shaping the global tourism industry
- Assess the importance of community in engaging with the industry, and the role of the state in shaping global and national tourism policy.
- Analyse and evaluate the impact of crises upon tourism and cultural heritage destinations
- Communicate effectively to a diverse audience using written and/or multimedia formats
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Critical analysis of a recent global tourism issue, 1000 words (30%), Group multimedia presentation on a global issue in tourism, 20 minutes (20%), Case study of the impact of and political reactions to a recent global tourism crisis, 2500 words (50%)
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