Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Tourism And Hospitality Studies

COURSE CODE: HT 1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 2
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Tourism and Hotel Management, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course will introduce the students to the different tourism concepts and how they are applied in the tourism industry, it will also capture the components of tourism and how they interrelate as well as the impacts of tourism in both the generating and the destination countries. Students will be able to identify different hospitality establishments and services offered as well as the problems and challenges of these establishments and how they can be handled.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course unit, students should be able to:

Ability to apply tourism concepts in management of tourism and hospitality resources and to explain the factors that pertain to tourism development.

Will enable students to relate tourism and hospitality sectors and how each of them contribute to economy

Students will be able identify the different hospitality establishments, their management challenges and how to overcome them.

They will be able to explain the impacts of tourism and be able to come up with mitigation measures as tourism managers