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2012/2013  BA-HAS_TOHO  Tourism and Hospitality

English Title
Tourism and Hospitality

Course information

Language English
Exam ECTS 7.5 ECTS
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 - Department of Marketing
Main Category of the Course
  • Experience economy and service management
Last updated on 03-09-2012
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:
Type of test Oral with Written Assignment
Marking scale 7-step scale
Second examiner Second internal examiner
Exam period Spring Term
Aids Please, see the detailed regulations below
Duration 20 Minutes
The final exam is a 72-hour group project. The project can be max. 10 standard pages in length and the group size should be max. 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.

Re-examination. Make-up examinations are given as an individual oral exam based on the group project. Re-take examinations are given as an individual oral exam based on the group project handed in for the regular examination, as well as a supplementary piece, max. 5 standard pages in length
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, workshop and case analyses
Student workload
Classes 30 hours
workshop 4 hours
Preparation for class 99 hours
Exam 73 hours
Expected literature

The business of Tourism af J Christopher Holloway and Claire Humpheys, Pearson 9. Edition 2012

A compendium will be developed (please see the course forum on LEARN at semesterstart)

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

Last updated on 03-09-2012