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HRTM71-220: Sustainable Tourism and Indigenous Cultures

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

TypePostgraduate
CodeHRTM71-220
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • January 2021 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Hotel and Tourism
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,930
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,110

Learning outcomes

1. Analyse and describe the key concepts related to sustainable tourism and Indigenous cultures.
2. Critically evaluate 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. Critique the political, economic, social, technological and environmental factors influencing tourism development using relevant concept and theories.
4. Identify and discuss the multi-faceted impact (e.g., economic, cultural, environmental) of tourism development.
5. Determine the benefits and costs of tourism development on Indigenous cultures and the role of relevant stakeholders
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 opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020