Fundamentals of Hospitality & Tourism
Subject Name Subject Code Lectures Tutorial Labs Subject Synopses Courses Allowed
Fundamentals of
Hospitality &
Tourism
BHT1016 1hr/wk 2hrs/wk This subject provides a broad
understanding of the hospitality
and tourism business by
examining the origin of travel
and how it has evolved into the
biggest industry in the world.
The dynamic tourism growth is
understood within the
framework of demand for and
supply of travel services,
tourism distribution and trends.
The importance of sustainable
tourism is underscored by a
discussion on tourism impact
and the concept of carrying
capacity.
You will work in groups or
individually and have
opportunities to appreciate the
dynamic nature of the business
and develop an understanding
of how tourism can bring about
both intended and unintended
consequences on people and
the environment.
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