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HRTM12-220: Sustainable Tourism and Indigenous Culture

Description

This subject is designed to introduce you to the concepts associated with sustainability, stakeholder involvement, and indigenous culture interpretation in a tourism context. Key issues relating to the environmental, cultural and ethical issues involved in tourism development, the packaging of tourism products, the use of tourism resources and changing consumer preferences, are explored in the context of the overall tourism system. Theoretical knowledge and concepts will be brought to life through case studies, guest speakers, case studies and other experiential activities. 

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeHRTM12-220
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Hotel and Tourism
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Define the key concepts related to sustainable tourism and indigenous cultures.
2. Explain the development, roles and functions involved in the sustainable development of destinations, recognising the conflicts between the various stakeholders involved and the dynamics of the tourism industry.
3. Assess the political, economic, social, technological and environmental factors influencing tourism development using relevant concept and theories.
4. Evaluate the multi-faceted impact (e.g., economic, cultural, environmental) of tourism development.
5. Reflect on the benefits and costs of tourism development on indigenous cultures and the role of relevant stakeholders in this development.
6. Articulate ideas, decisions, recommendations and other information in a clear, concise professional writing style.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?04/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Last withdrawal?08/02/2019
Teaching census?08/02/2019