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2010/2011  BA-TOHO  Tourism and Hospitality

English Title
Tourism and Hospitality

Course Information

Language English
Point 7,5 ECTS (225 SAT)
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Quarter
Course Period Third Quarter
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Study Board
Study Board for BSc in Service Management
Course Coordinator
Lise Lyck
Main Category of the Course
  • Experience economy and service management
Last updated on 29 maj 2012
Learning Objectives
More specifically, in the end of this course, the students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of tourism definitions, concepts and models
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of tourism history and development and trends
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the relations between tourism and transport, value chain, externalities and input-output relations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of tourist attraction theories, cultural heritage and of accommodation systems and options
  • Have a precise knowledge an understanding of economic impact- income multiplier and externalities and economic forecast models.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of conflicts between tourism and sustainability and on how to analyse and solve such conflicts
  • Demonstrate knowledge of models and practise for MICE tourism
  • Demonstrate knowledge of production, price setting and investments in tourism
  • Relate the theories, concepts and models presented in this course to others they are familiar with from other courses.
Students not enrolled in BSc in Business Administration & Service Management must document a level in English equal to TOEFL 575, and A level in mathematics equal to Danish level B
Tourism and Hospitality
Assessment Oral Exam
Marking Scale 7-step scale
Censorship Internal examiners
Exam Period Spring Term
Duration 72 Hours
The final exam is a 72-hour group project. The project can be maximum 10 pages in length and the group size should be 2 - 3 students. The project will be followed by an individual, 20 minutes oral exam, which takes its point of departure in the group project, but also natural relations to theory and models from syllabus. The individual assessment is based on a combined evaluation of the written group project and the individual oral exam.
Prerequisites for Attending the Exam
Course Content

Tourism and hospitality are core items of the study, why a deep knowledge and understanding of the disciplines is required both theoretically and at the applied level. Also insight in the frames and incentives behind government and international policy will be gained.

Teaching Methods
Lectures and case analyses

Tourism Policy and Planning - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
by David L Edgalls, Maria Del Maestro Allen, Ginger Smith
Jason R Swans, Elsevier B_H, 2008 407 pages
Davidson, Rob and Cope, Beulah: “Business Travel”, Prentice Hall, 2003.

Please note, changes may occur. The teacher will upload the final reading list to sitescape/learn two weeks before the course starts.