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Principles and Impacts of Tourism

To enable students to gain an understanding of the nature of the tourism industry including its structure, characteristics and impacts and what makes New Zealand tourism unique

Course Code BHTO505
Level 5
Credits 30


Discuss and apply the principles and theories of tourism.

Appraise cultural tourism experience in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Examine the impacts (social, cultural, environmental and economic) of tourism in global, national and regional contexts.

Describe the factors that make Aotearoa/New Zealand a unique tourism destination.

Assess the value of culture and nature to the tourism and hospitality industry, nationally and internationally.