Tourism and Leisure Futures

University of Queensland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Tourism and Leisure Futures

  • Host University

    University of Queensland

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    2
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Course Description
    This course introduces a range of industry trends and examines their influence on the development and management on niche and specialist tourism markets. Past trends are analysed and future potential changes to lifestyle consumption are forecast.
     
     
    Course Introduction
    A number of social, economic and industry specific trends have led to the growth of specialised tourism markets based on special interests. Such changes have important implications for the development, marketing and management of tourism now and into the future. This team-taught course introduces a range of trends and examines their influence on the development and management of emerging and specialist tourism markets. Past trends are analysed and future potential changes to lifestyle consumption are forecast.
     
     
    Learning Objectives
    After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
    • understand and apply various techniques for forecasting and envisioning the future
    • describe and analyse how mega and industry specific trends influence the development, marketing and management of emerging tourism markets
    • select and analyse appropriate data and information to inform, interrogate and critique strategies and developments in tourism to increase the benefits and outcomes of future trends
     
    Class Contact
    2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour
     
    Assessment Summary
    Video: 35% (Team and Individual)
    Report: 30%
    Final Exam: 35%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.