|| RS24310 |
|| INTERNATIONAL TOURISM DEVELOPMENT |
|| 2004/2005 |
|| Dr Brian J Garrod |
|| Semester 2 |
| Course delivery
|| Lecture || 22 Hours 11 x 2 hour lectures |
|| Practical || 6 Hours 2 x 3 hours |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours Outcomes assessed: 1, 2, 3 ||50%|
|Semester Assessment|| Assignment Outcomes assessed: 4, 5 ||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment|| Candidates must re-sit the examination or submit a report on the subject of their presentation assignment, depending upon which element led to failing the module. ||100%|
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. Define the concept of development in tourism within a global context.
2. Evaluate the motivations for tourism development.
3. Assess how the public, private and voluntary sectors facilitate tourism development.
4. Evaluate tourism developments in selected destination areas.
5. Analyse tourism development processes.
This module addresses the conceptual and practical nature of tourism development. Using a variety of international case studies, students are encouraged to analyse the tourism development process in developed and developing nations.
It aims to enable students to:
? demonstrate their understanding of the concept of development in tourism
? apply the concept of development to international tourism
? evaluate tourism development strategies in a range of destination countries and regions
.1 Independent project work
Students are required to complete a written report on tourism development as part of their assessment, thereby contributing to the development of their independent project work skills.
.2 IT and information handling
Students will access the Internet when gathering information for their written assignment. The report on tourism development
will be word processed and will include graphical data on the scope and scale of tourism in the selected country or region.
4 Writing in an academic context
Students will be expected to carry out a wide-ranging literature review on the concept of tourism development for both
parts of their assessment. The outcomes of this process will be incorporated into their written assignment and answers to
In completing the necessary research for their assessments, students will be expected to manage their own time and plan
the effective use of learning resources.
** Recommended Text
Sharpley, R and Telfer, D J (editors) (2002) Tourism and development: concepts and issues
Channel View 1873150342
Todaro, M P (2001) Economic development
Patullo, P (1996) Last resorts: the cost of tourism in the Caribbean
** Should Be Purchased
Mowforth, M and Munt, I (2003) Tourism and sustainability: development and new tourism in the Third World
2nd edition. Routledge 041527169X
** Recommended Consultation
Ghimire, K B (2001) The native tourise: tourism within developing countries
Shaw, G and Williams, A (1994) Critical issues in tourism
Witt, S F, Brooke, M Z and Buckley, P J (1995) The management of international tourism
Vellas, F and Becherel L (1995) International tourism
Burns, P and Holden, A (1995) Tourism: A new perspective
Lea, J (1988) Tourism and development in the third world
Krippendorf, J (1987) The holiday makers
Harrison, D (1992) Tourism and less developed countries
De Kadt, T (1979) Tourism, passport to development
George Washington University
** Recommended Text
Annals of Tourism Research
Journal of Sustainable Tourism
Current Issues in Tourism
Journal of Travel Research
International Journal of Tourism Research
This module is at CQFW Level 5