13 Travel and Tourism 4

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 2556308


For students who do not qualify for entry into History (13HI1) or Geography (13HI1)

OR HoF approval


This course provides information about the world's largest service sector. The tourism industry is explored and understood through case-studies in Australia, the Pacific and New Zealand

Students will:
•Complete internal assessment to gain unit standards and NCEA L3 credits.
•Research attractions, activities and events in the Pacific region.
•Develop their inter-personal skills through group work and verbal presentations.

Course Overview

Term 1
Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations

Demonstrate knowledge of Australia as a tourist destination

Term 2
Demonstrate knowledge of world geography, including the Pacific Islands and Australia, relevant to the travel industry

Demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand as a tourist destination

Term 3
Describe and promote a New Zealand tourist destination

Term 4
Describe and analyse the economic impact of tourism


Social Science

Career Pathways

Holiday Park Manager, Hotel/Motel Manager, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Hotel Porter, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser, Flight Attendant, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Event Manager, Maitre d’Hotel, Photographer, Recreation Co-ordinator

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13TT4 - Supplementary costs: Nil

Assessment Information All assessments are unit standards, workbook based and are completed in class. There are no external assessments.
Pathway Tags

Holiday Park Manager, Hotel/Motel Manager, Deckhand, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Industrial Designer, Hotel Porter, Workplace Relations Adviser, Marine Engineer, Helicopter Pilot, Ship's Master, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser