HAT201 Subject Name: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Assessment

Assessment Information
Subject Code: HAT201
Subject Name: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
Assessment Title: Length: Case Study Analysis
1500 words (+/- 10% allowable range)
Weighting: 30%
Total Marks:
Submission: 100
Online via Turnitin
Due Date:
Week 13 (Monday 9th of October 2017, 15:55PM AEDT)
* Please remember the time difference between states
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Assessment Description
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The purpose of this individual case study analysis is to further your skills in applying relevant Hospitality and Tourism analysis tools. It will also test your ability to identify a range of Hospitality and Tourism related problems and it’s ethical implications. This will enable you to apply ethical standards to a variety of situations arising in the Hospitality and Tourism Context.
You are to watch the following video:
Vanuatu’s Broken Dreams

In preparing your analysis, you must answer the following questions:
1. Identify and discuss the prime ethical and governing issues presented in the Vanuatu’s Broken Dream video.
2. Did PO Cruises act ethically in this case? Justify your answer.
3. Who should be responsible for rectifying issued that you have identified? Why? Explain your reasoning.
4. Discuss how Australian and/or Vanuatu’s governments could have resolved identified issues.
Justify your answer.
5. Suggest at least three recommendations to overcome such issues in the future.
You are required to reference at least 8 sources of information. These may include corporate websites, government publications, industry reports, census data, journal articles, newspaper articles, and textbook material. In referencing sources, you must apply Harvard Referencing Style to your in-text citations and consequently to the reference list.
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Assessment Information
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Assignment Submission
Students must submit their individual analysis via Turnitin on Monday 9th of October 2017, 15:55PM AEDT
This file must be submitted as a ‘PDF’ document to avoid any technical issues that may occur from incorrect file format upload. Uploaded files with a virus will not be considered as a legitimate submission. Turnitin will notify you if there is any issue with the submitted file. In this case, you must contact your lecturer via email and provide a brief description of the issue and a screen shot of the Turnitin error message.
You are also encouraged to submit your work well in advance of the deadline to avoid any possible delay with the Turnitin similarity report or any other technical difficulties that may occur
Late assignment submission penalties
Penalties will be imposed on late assignment submissions in accordance with Kaplan Business School “late assignment submission penalties” policy.
Number of days Penalty
1* – 9 days 5% per day for each calendar day late deducted from the total marks available
10 – 14 days 50% deducted from the total marks available.
After 14 days Assignments that are submitted more than 14 calendar days after the due date will not be accepted and the student will receive a mark of zero for the assignment(s).
Note Notwithstanding the above penalty rules, assignments will also be given a mark of zero if they are submitted after assignments have been returned to students
*Assignments submitted at any stage within the first 24 hours after deadline will be considered to be one day late and therefore subject to the associated penalty
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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Copyright Regulations 1969
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Assessment Information
HAT201 Assessment Marking Rubric – Case Study Analysis 40%
Criteria HD (High Distinction) 85%-100% DN (Distinction)
75%-84% CR (Credit) 65%-74% P (Pass)
50%-64% NN (Fail)
0%-49%
Analysis of
Identified Issues
/30
You analyse and interpret the issues articulately and convincingly
You analyse and interpret issues thoroughly
You analyse most of the issues and your interpretation is well
structured
You briefly analyse some of the issues and your interpretation is not
always relevant to the assessment
criteria
Your analysis lacks depth, and your interpretation is not relevant to the assessment criteria
Recommendations
/30
You have drawn dynamic, comprehensive and convincing recommendations
You have drawn varied, well-researched and compelling
recommendations
You have drawn mostly useful recommendations
You have drawn some useful recommendations although a more
comprehensive analysis of the case study would have been helpful.
The quality of your recommendations is poor and/or incoherent.
Research
/20
It is clearly obvious that your research is extensive and
focused, complemented by a
quality selection and range of scholarly sources
It is obvious that your research is focused,
complemented by a quality selection and range of scholarly sources.
Your research is focused, drawn from an appropriate range of scholarly sources
You have selected some appropriate scholarly sources.
Better use of quality sources would help focus your research
Your research lacks focus because of an unsuitable choice of sources.
Analysis
Format
/20
Score
Out of 100
Correct grammar and spelling throughout the analysis with no obvious errors
Your analysis is professionally presented and exceeds
expectations in what is
evidently suitable for a high-
grade commercial environment
In-text referencing and the resultant reference list are correct, with no errors
Errors in grammar and spelling are rare
Your analysis is professionally presented and
has been submitted in the appropriate format
In-text referencing and the resultant reference list are correct, with only the occasional minor error
Mostly correct grammar and spelling are very good but with occasional errors
The format chosen for your analysis is appropriate but
some improvements would
enhance its presentation
Mostly correct in-text referencing and reference list with minor errors throughout and the occasional major error
Even though grammar and spelling are an issue, they do not detract
very much from the readability of your analysis
The format chosen for your analysis is appropriate, but major
improvements would enhance its presentation
An earnest attempt at in-text referencing is obvious but there are
major errors
Spelling and/or grammar is consistently incorrect, impacting
on the flow and readability of your analysis
The format chosen for your analysis lacks thought and
consideration for the intended audience
In-text referencing and/or reference list is mostly incorrect or non-existent
Feedback and Grades will be released via Turnitin
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Copyright Regulations 1969
This material has been reproduced and communicated to you by or on behalf of Kaplan Business School pursuant to Part VB of the Copyright Act 1968 (‘Act’). The material in this communication may be subject to copyright under the Act. Any further reproduction or communication of this material by you may be the subject of copyright protection under the Act. Kaplan Business School is a part of Kaplan Inc., a leading global provider of educational services. Kaplan Business School Pty Ltd ABN 86 098 181 947 is a registered higher education provider CRICOS Provider Code 02426B.