Discuss the implications for tourism

Discuss the implications for tourism

Assignment: Discuss the implications for tourism

Instructions: This assessment is designed to get you researching and thinking critically about contemporary global issues in tourism, and prepare a script which will be the basis of a presentation (A2).

You will choose three (3) contemporary issues influencing tourism globally. Next, you should research recent industry and academic sources (2015/2018) to locate evidence and examples of each issue to then provide discussion of the implications for tourism.

Your assignment will be a 1000-word script (referenced in text). The script will form the basis of Assessment – presentation – and be presented as follows:

1. Introduction (50 words) – provide an introduction to identify the three issues.

2. Body (900 words) – the body should introduce,describe and explain the three global issues using a sub-heading for each issue.

3. Conclusion (50 words) – a brief conclusion to summarise implications of the issues for global tourism into the future.

4. Reference List – a list of references – minimum 6 – (industry and academic).

Note: the word count excludes references and reference list.

An introduction that:

  • sets out the context/background of your argument;
  • introduces the content of the essay;
  • introduces the theoretical perspectives you will be using;
  • may define key terms (alternatively you can do the work of defining terms in the second paragraph);
  • sets out your thesis statement/line of argument/central contention; and
  • explains how the essay will be organised (order of points).

A body containing several paragraphs, each of which will:

  • present a topic sentence or central idea supporting your thesis statement/line of argument/central contention;
  • contain developing sentences which extend on or amplify the topic sentence;
  • give evidence/examples/references that support/relate to your topic sentence; and
  • provide a concluding/linking sentence.

A conclusion, which:

  • restates your thesis statement/line of argument/central contention; and
  • summarises the points and evidence you provided to support your thesis.

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