This subject looks at how to design and deliver memorable experiences to international and domestic visitors in the modern digital era. This includes tourism, hotels, resorts and accommodation, bars and restaurants, transport services, leisure activities, and even hospitals and banks. Gain the skills to forecast changes in visitor demand; and manage the social-environmental impacts of tourism and hospitality.
Tourism and Hospitality Management is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Business and the Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours. Tourism and Hospitality Management may also be included as a second major or as a minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to the approval of the Faculty in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Tourism and Hospitality Management as a single major for the BBus and BMS(Hons), students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Tourism and Hospitality Management, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete MRKTG101; or one of ACCTN101, ECONS101, FINAN101, either MGSYS101 or MGSYS201, STMGT101 if MRKTG101 has already been included as part of another major; THMGT101, THMGT201, THMGT202, THMGT203, THMGT301, THMGT302, THMGT303 and THMGT304. BBus students may count one of MNMGT495, MNMGT496 or MNMGT499 in place of THMGT304.
To complete Tourism and Hospitality Management as part of a double major for the BBus and BMS(Hons) or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Tourism and Hospitality Management, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete MRKTG101 or one of ACCTN101, ECONS101, FINAN101, either MGSYS101 or MGSYS201, STMGT101 if MRKTG101 has already been included as part of another major; THMGT101, THMGT201, THMGT202, THMGT203, THMGT301, THMGT302, and THMGT303.
To complete a minor in Tourism and Hospitality Management, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Tourism and Hospitality Management major, including at least 30 points above 100 level, and including THMGT101.
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|MRKTG101||Fundamentals of Successful Marketing||18A (Hamilton) & 18B (Hamilton)|
|This paper focuses on the role of Marketing in business, introducing students to marketing research, consumer behaviour, and analysis, as essential tools for developing brand positioning strategies that create value.|
|THMGT101||Fundamentals of Tourism and Hospitality||18A (Hamilton)|
|This paper introduces fundamental tourism and hospitality concepts, their global context, history, key tourist markets, and industry structure; together with their impacts and challenges for achieving sustainable destination management.|
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|THMGT201||Visitor Experiences||18T (Hamilton)|
|The design of visitor experiences should anticipate and respond to changing demand and behaviour. This paper creates scenarios for innovative ways to sustain the connected tourism, hospitality and event economy.|
|THMGT202||Sustainable Tourism & Hospitality Management||18A (Hamilton)|
|This paper focuses on tourism and hospitality enterprise impacts in the wider natural, social, cultural, political and built environment. Case studies explore managerial needs and planning for resilient and sustainable destinations.|
|THMGT203||Tourism and Hospitality Enterprise Management||18A (Hamilton)|
|This paper examines contemporary trends in the management of operations and service in the tourism and hospitality enterprise, strategies for hospitality human resource, ethics, business sustainability and environmental responsibility.|
Prescriptions for the GradCert(THMgt) and GradDip(THMgt)
A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management are available to graduates who have not included Tourism Management Management or Hospitality Management at an advanced level in their first degree.
The requirements for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
Prescriptions for the PGCert(THMgt) and PGDip(THMgt)
A Postgraduate Certificate and a Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management are available. The requirements for the subject are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Handbook.
All students should discuss their programme with the Management Student Centre before enrolling.