Tourism and Travel Management

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Training overview
Professional Course
Self-paced Online
7 weeks
From 99 USD

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Online
99 USD
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Course description

Tourism and Travel Management

Do you want to learn about an industry that is dynamic, fun, evolving, and always challenging? At its peak, tourism supported over 300 million jobs globally and in 2018 generated US$1.65 trillion in international receipts.

By taking this course, developed around one of the world's premier destinations, Queensland in Australia, you will experience challenges, and solutions, reflective of the ever-changing global tourism and travel industry. Tourism is an aspiration for millions of people globally, and has proven to be a highly resilient sector, which is vital to many economies.

This course will provide you with substantive insights into the management challenges facing destinations and operators. It will show you the proper steps to follow forresearch-informed resolutions. The course comprises seven modules, with each module co-delivered by two or more expert academics. Developed in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, the statutory marketing authority for tourism in Queensland, several modules have been shot on-location across Queensland's premier tourism destinations. The course features case studies of leading tourism and hospitality companies and interviews with prominent industry professionals. In addition, you'll hear from public sector officials representing government, peak industry bodies, destination management and marketing organisations, hotels and resorts, attractions, tour operators, transport and local communities.

Eleven leading academics share their expertise taking the learner through a visceral journey of self-discovery and exploration of various aspects of tourism planning, management of services and experiences, the changing role of technology in decision-making, and management of workforce and risk in tourism.

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Who should attend?

Prerequisites

None

Course delivery details

This course is offered through The University of Queensland, a partner institute of EdX.

2-3 hours per week

Costs

  • Verified Track -$99
  • Audit Track - Free

Certification / Credits

What you'll learn

  • Understand the complexity of challenges faced by the tourism industry
  • Examine tourism and travel management principles
  • Create resolutions and strategies to address tourism issues and challenges

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