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Tourism economics (6 points)


Leader: Ms Ameeta Jain

Berwick Second semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Berwick Second semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The components of the tourism industry (accommodation, travel companies, air transport etc.) and their significance in the economy. Tourism enterprises and the supply conditions of the industry, including aspects of finance and investment. The demand for tourism and tourism forecasting. The impacts of the growth of tourism demand on the economy. Tourism's impact on the environment. Tourism policy issues, including taxation of tourism, promotion, foreign investment and international aviation policy.

Assessment: Assignment: 30% + Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week

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