This module aims to enhance students’ ability to define and describe the various types of tourism and understand the overall context and importance of Tourism and Hospitality. Moreover, to cultivate the necessary skills and competencies that would allow students to understand, describe and evaluate the factors affecting Tourism Development. Furthermore, to recognize and illustrate the hospitality and tourism industry’s current trends and challenges.
Also, the students will be able to identify and demonstrate the different hotel types (i.e. boutique hotel, resort, etc.), the hotel classification and ranking scheme (i.e. hotel star rating system), the different types of hotel ownership, and the main divisions of hotel operation. Moreover, the students will be able to determine and understand the various abbreviations used in the hospitality industry.
Finally, the students will be able to define the various stakeholders’ roles and expectations and the importance and impact of each stakeholder.