Unit

School Of Social Sciences

Travel in the Digital AgeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102779.1

Discipline: TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Garth Lean


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 80 credit points of study.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit explores the ways in which digital technologies are reshaping travel, including travellers’ experiences, and planning and management of the travel industry. Students will learn how digital technologies are being utilised, and the opportunities and challenges these technologies present. The unit will provide opportunities to engage with travel apps, virtual/augmented reality technologies, smart attractions and transport technologies. Students will also learn how to conceptualise and pitch their own digital travel products. Upon completion of the unit, students will be well placed to develop and manage innovative, socially responsible travel and mobility technologies.


Courses
1664.7Bachelor of Tourism ManagementCURRENT
6030.2Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Tourism ManagementCURRENT




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