Module/Course Description

Course Title: Tourism and Hospitality Law

Course Code: UU-HRM-2037-ZM

Programme: Bachelor in Hospitality Management - ZM

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

The main objectives of the course are to:
• To provide an understanding of the rights, obligations and liabilities concerning laws and regulations which govern the hospitality and travel industry.
• Students will acquire the knowledge needed to facilitate compliance with regards to regulations concerning hotels, restaurants and travel operations.

After completion of the course students should be able to:
1. Identify the legislation relevant to the statutory compliance of organizations;
2. Undertake the proper licensing procedures for tourism and hospitality operations;
3. Develop and honour business contracts;
4. Identify and effectively handle liability and rights issues;
5. Comply with employment legislation;
6. Comply with customer liability legislation;
7. Comply with health and safety legislation;

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

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2, Semester 3

Typical Module duration: 4.0


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