University of Technology Sydney

21660 Tourism in a Global Context

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 27184 Dimensions of Tourism AND 27648 The Tourism Business



This subject introduces students to the phenomenon of travel and tourism as a subject of academic inquiry. In addition to tracing the historical development of these fields, the subject places emphasis on student engagement with contemporary management debates in Australia and globally. The various components of the industrialised tourism system are introduced and students examine the business case for the application of sustainability principles to the management of tourism enterprises and destinations.

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