Module/Course Description

Course Title: Transport and Hospitality

Course Code: UU-HRM-4040-ZM

Programme: Bachelor in Hospitality Management

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

The main objectives of the course are to:
Introduce students to the various fields of transportation relevant for the tourism industry:
Land-based transportation (public transport, railroads, private car, etc.)

Water based transportation (cruise and ferry industry, freight-ship- tourism, etc.)

Airline-industry (scheduled flight, charter flight, low-cost-carrier, etc.)

Familiarize students with the important role of transportation for destinations accessibility, internally as well as externally.
Stress the changing framework-conditions for transportation
Climate change
Emissions trading
Develop in students:
awareness towards the need of the integrating of transportation in tourism development
the ability to analyze and forecast possible transportation needs for a certain destination

After completion of the course students should be able to:
1. Provide an overview on all tourism relevant transportation sectors
2. Manage transportation needs for certain destination
3. Evaluate the role of transportation as tourism attraction
4. Critically analyse the limits of further infrastructure development
5. Articulate the consequences of steadily increasing transportation infrastructure

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2, Semester 3, Semester 4, Semester 5, Semester 6, Semester 7

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)


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