BIBM761 – Contemporary Issues in the Tourism Industry

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Module code
BIBM761
Module title
Contemporary Issues in the Tourism Industry
Prescription
To critically examine contemporary issues in the tourism industry. The issues selected for study will reflect the dynamic nature of the tourism industry
Programmes
  • BI1401
NZQA Level
Level 7
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. Analyse and evaluate the complexity of key globalisation factors facing in relation to tourism
2. Critique and evaluate the case studies in relation to current tourism issues
3. Evaluate and analyse the strengths and weaknesses in global academic research of the
tourism industry
4. Determine future directions of sustainable tourism globally
Content
- Eco Tourism
- Destination Development
- Tourism and Technology
- Global Online Travel
- Global Cruise Industry
- Adventure Tourism Development
- Budget Tourism Operators
- Tourism and Terrorism
- Customer Satisfaction
- Global Future of Tourism
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 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.