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TSM3109 Special Interest Tourism III
Credit Points: 15

Recommended pre-requsite: TSM1101/TSM2101 Introduction to Tourism I/II, TSM2107 Tourism Research and Analysis II or TSM3201 Applied Tourism Analysis III.


Special interest tourism takes many forms and is one of the fastest growing areas within the tourism industry. This unit will focus on one form of special interest tourism to provide an overview of this important sector. Topics covered include the development and planning of special interest tourism products, the characteristics of the market for these products, and strategic marketing and management principles for ensuring a sustainable special interest tourism product. The unit will culminate in students completing a project report on a specific case study of special interest tourism.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
M61Associate Degree of Tourism Management
M29Bachelor of Hospitality&Tourism Management
V38Bachelor of Tourism Management
MIAAAXSocial Tourism Planning Minor
SMBTOUTourism Management 10 Unit Supporting Major
SMAAADTourism Management 8 Unit Supporting Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006