You’ll look at the social scientific perspectives of tourist behaviour, what motivates their decision-making, why one attraction is a better experience than another and what drives satisfaction.
|Prerequisites and Restrictions|| You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
|Available semesters||Semester 1 2023|
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Outline and integrate the various elements of tourist behaviour to provide a coherent account of the total tourist experience.
- Discuss a range of social scientific theories in relation to specific aspects of tourist behavior.
- Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the research methods employed to understand tourist behaviour.
- Research and prepare written reports on contemporary issues in the field of tourist behaviour.
- Make an informed contribution to lectures and class discussions.
- Acknowledge the importance of consideration of multiple perspectives in an understanding of tourist behaviour.
Dr David Fisher
Department of Tourism, Sport and Society[email protected]