BIBM660 – Tourism Principles and Transport

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Module code
BIBM660
Module title
Tourism Principles and Transport
Prescription
This module provides with an opportunity to examine and subsequently analyse the principles of tourism with particular reference to transportation and tourism. Investigation of the impacts of tourism and the role of government and research will be examined and analysed. The students will become familiar with the competitive forces, which will have significant impact on the provision of transport services in the future which also will also affect the future of the tourism industry into the 21PstP century
Programmes
  • BI1401
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
48
Self directed hours
102
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss and evaluate the economic, environmental and socio cultural impacts of tourism
2. Analyse the government role and barriers to tourism planning and development
3. Analyse and discuss tourism forecasting and research
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles tourism transportation and the linkages and
synergies required to operate effectively
5. Recognise how competition affects the supply and provision of transport services within
the tourism industry
6. Discuss and evaluate government involvement in the development and management of
transport services
7. Discuss and evaluate the future of the tourism industry into the 21st century
Content
- Environmental impacts of tourism
- Socio-cultural impacts of tourism
- Economic impacts of tourism
- Forecasting and research in tourism
- Government involvement in tourism and transportation
- Competition and supply and demand in tourism transportation
- Future of tourism and transportation into the 21st century
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching will involve blended delivery methods incorporating the Moodle online delivery platform. Other delivery methods my involve theoretical and practical classes, face to face, lectures, tutorials, workshops, group activities, guest tutors, field trips, role-play, and video conferencing, as appropriate.
Assessment Criteria
Candidates must achieve a minimum result of 40 in the final examination of this module. They must also achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from all assessments to receive a passing grade for the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Required Text:
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.