Level 5 Subject: Contemporary Issues in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

This subject will aid the students in the understanding of contemporary issues within the field of hospitality and tourism. Students will have an understanding of how to identify emerging issues in the tourism and hospitality industry and examining their impact.

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Description

This subject will aid the students in the understanding of contemporary issues within the field of hospitality and tourism. Students will have an understanding of how to identify emerging issues in the tourism and hospitality industry and examining their impact.

Accreditation

CTH Programme in Tourism and Hospitality

Qualification

This subject forms part of the CTH Programme in Tourism and Hospitality, on completion of all 7 Level 5 subjects you shall receive a CTH Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management (UK based qualification).

Requirements

You must be at least 16 years old and must have passed Grade 10 or your GCSEs.
If you have not passed Grade 10 / GCSEs, but are over the age of 21, you may still be considered.
You must be able to speak, read and write in English.
Successful completion of the CTH Level 4 Diploma in Tourism Management.

Duration

This subject can be completed in 3 months.

Subjects

How to identify emerging issues:

1.1 Information sources that are relevant to the identification of issues.
1.2 Information using accepted analytical techniques.
1.3 The use of systems thinking as a means of identifying emerging issues.
1.4 The reliability and validity of media information.
1.5 The implications of ethics and social responsibility.

The impact of emerging issues:

2.1 The relevance and potential seriousness of emerging issues.
2.2 Who may be affected and in what way.
2.3 The attitudes of stakeholders to emerging issues.
2.4 How emerging issues may affect a business in the short and long term.
2.5 The potential implications of emerging issues and the possible consequences of non-action.
2.6 The role of a project team in addressing emerging issues.
2.7 The role of knowledge management in addressing emerging issues.

Packages

This course is available via the Online Standard package. This package includes the following:

Online Standard:
- Textbooks
- Introduction Video
- Exam Info
- Q & A Platform
- Concept Videos
- Forums
- Exam Timetable
- Study Schedule
- A Mock Exam & Solutions
- Two Online Sessions with your Lecture

Assessment

You will be required to complete a final closed book written examination.

What's next

You can continue your studies with SACOB and CTH and complete more subjects that make up this qualification.