TRV203 - Discover Destinations II

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Subject Title
Discover Destinations II

Subject Description
This course will focus on international destinations in their uniqueness as tourism destinations. Students will gain the knowledge of major tourism destinations in Europe, Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa by examining the physical landscapes, history, culture, resources, products, services, and attractions unique to each regional area within each country.

 

 

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:


1. Recommend travel destinations to clients by assessing motivation, needs, and expectations.

2. Apply sales and marketing skills to assess travel options and increase revenue.

3. Explain the cultural, historical and geographical attractions of travel destinations.

4. Evaluate international travel regulations that affect safety and well-being of a traveller.

5. Compare major tourist attractions and landmarks to support recommendations for travel destination.

6. Describe how cultural norms and beliefs could impact recommended travel destinations.

7. Identify marketing trends within the tourism industry.

8. Apply leadership initiatives to deliver excellent customer service.

9. Apply professional standards of business etiquette, dress, hygiene and grooming consistent with Hospitality and Tourism industry business standards.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.