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Accommodation Operations in Tourism Industry

Accommodation Operations in Tourism Industry

Code: HOT1RL001
Scope: 3 credits
Timing: flexible
Language: English
Level: Basic studies

Type: Compulsory

Learning objectives
Upon completion of the module, the student is able to

  • familiarize with the accommodation industry in Finland and globally
  • understand the diversity of the accommodation industry
  • recognize and follow industry trends
  • analyze the role of the accommodation industry in the cluster of travel and tourism
  • collaborate and create partnerships with the accommodation industry

Contents

  • Diversity of accommodation business
  • The trends in accommodation business
  • The tourism cluster and accommodation statistics
  • Partnership in the accommodation industry

Starting level and linkage with other courses
No previous studies needed and no binding connections to other modules.

Assessment
Successful completion of the module is evaluated on a scale of 1-5. The assessment criteria is presented on scale 1-3-5.

Grade 1
The student can outline accommodation businesses in Finland and abroad. The student describes local and global impact of the accommodation industry. She/he can list most important current trends. She/he reconizw the main co-operational partners in accomodation business.

Grade 3
The student can analyze diversity of accommodation businesses in Finland and abroad. The student can identify local and global impact of the accommodation industry. She/he interpret most important current trends. She/he distinguish the main co-operational partners in accommodation business.

Grade 5
The student can judge the diversity between domestic and international accommodation business. The student can analyze local and global impact of the accommodation industry. She/he judge the most important current trends. She/he has ideas of further development the main co-operational partners in contemporary accommodation business.

Internationality
Student can have international accommodation units as case study in assignments.

Learning methods
This is an e-learning course: 100 % of the course will be online. The course uses Moodle as an e-learning platform/environment. Course consists of independent studies, assignments and peer assessment.

Teacher responsible
Taina Pallonen, Haaga