Course Code: HOSP415 Course ID: 4349 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
Introduces tourism development as a process with its own organizational structures and its own responses to the economic cycle of supply and demand. Cultural environments and their influence are discussed.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Describe the convention and meetings industry including cultural influences on planning.
2. Appraise factors and developments likely to affect the nature and pace of globalization in travel and tourism.
3. Analyze tourism’s economic impact in generating demand and travel demand determinants.
4. Demonstrate influence of tourism policy on competitiveness and sustainability of a tourist destination.
5. Evaluate destination management and marketing practices.
|Weekly Discussion Forums||25.00 %|
|Introduction and Acknowledgment||2.78 %|
|Forum Week 1||2.78 %|
|Forum Week 2||2.78 %|
|Forum Week 3||2.78 %|
|Forum Week 4||2.78 %|
|Forum Week 5||2.78 %|
|Forum Week 6||2.78 %|
|Forum Week 7||2.78 %|
|Forum Week 8||2.78 %|
|Weekly Assignments||25.00 %|
|Assignment 2: Global Perspectives||5.00 %|
|Assignment 3: Montreal in Retrospect||5.00 %|
|Assignment 4: Lonely Planet||5.00 %|
|Assignment 5: Wine Tourism Case Study||5.00 %|
|Assignment 6: Sustainable Evaluation||5.00 %|
|Term Project||30.00 %|
|Annotated Bibliography (Week 5 Forum)||3.00 %|
|Topic Identification (Week 3 Forums)||1.50 %|
|Term Project: Forecast Analysis||25.50 %|
|Essay Quizzes||20.00 %|
|Week 4 Essay||10.00 %|
|Week 7 Essay||10.00 %|
Required Course Textbooks:
There is no individual textbook established as required reading. All required and referenced reading material will be made available within the weekly lessons and applicable announcements.
Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php and search by the course number (HOSP415) to access your required resources.
Required Readings – As assigned, see Weekly Lessons and Forum Postings
Additional Resources and Websites – See Weekly Lessons
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.