TOURISM 32S - Semester 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Stoddart

Recommended Prior Learning

Geography and/or Tourism at Year 11 or 12 is an advantage. English at Level 2 is desirable.

Tourism comprises the activities of persons traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes.

This semester focuses on:
1. The Pacific Islands including learning about the geography and climate of several countries as well as transportation, accommodation, activities and events in the region.
2. The location of IATA Traffic Conference Areas, countries, gateway cities, and key world geographical features, the knowledge of time in relation to world travel geography and the knowledge of seasons in relation to world travel geography.

Future Possibilities
Tertiary courses leading to a National Certificate in Tourism and Travel. A Bachelor of Tourism degree at Lincoln University is another possibility.

Learning Areas:

Social Science / Classics / History / Geography / Tourism