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Course Details

Course Details

Course Code: HOSP212 Course ID: 4280 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

A comprehensive look at the output, employment, exports, investments and taxation emanating from the immediate providers of travel and tourism products and services

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/28/20 - 06/04/21 06/07/21 - 08/01/21 Spring 2021 Session D 8 Week session
03/29/21 - 09/03/21 09/06/21 - 10/31/21 Summer 2021 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. Define tourism to include the components of tourism management

2. Discuss the stages of marketing the tourism product, to include tourist markets

3. Recognize destinations and their patterns based on regions and pull factors

4. Formulate an understanding into consumer travel behavior and types of travel experiences

5. Categorize the economics of tourism (supply, demand, sociocultural and environmental impacts, forecasting, and economic impact)

6. Identify the essentials of tourism research and marketing

7. Assess the changing nature of tourism by identifying the needs of the future tourist

8. Investigate sustainable tourism and the shift towards ecotourism

There is no textbook assigned for this course. All required readings and resources are accessed through the weekly lessons

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Required Readings – As assigned, see Weekly Lessons and Forum Postings

Additional Resources and Websites – See Weekly Lessons

Book Title:Tourism Management, 6th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
Publication Info:Routledge
Unit Cost:$72.95

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.