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Area/Catalogue
TOUR 3009

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
161381

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This course aims to enable students to critically analyse destination management issues and evaluate strategic implications of the tourism and event industry for sustainable tourism destination development.

Course content

Strategic choices and approaches to sustainable destination development, destination positioning, destination competitiveness, visitor experience management, destination product development, special interest tourism, visitor attractions, airline industry, industry partnerships, social responsibility for community development, cultural diversity, environmental management practices, green leadership, industry quality control, and crisis and risk management.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
TOUR 1001 Understanding Travel and Tourism

Course listed above plus successful completion of 49.5 units of study.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (Virtual) 2 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Critical analysis 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Critical analysis 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Critical analysis 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Critical analysis 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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