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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW FIELD 0807 TOURISM

TOURISM is the study of the structure and operations of the tourism industry, tour guiding, and ticketing and reservation practices.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop the ability to plan, direct and organise tourism operations so that a quality service is provided efficiently and effectively. It also involves developing an understanding of the theories of promoting tourism services.

Courses in Narrow Field 0807 Tourism develop skills in:
. providing information and advice to clients regarding itineraries, destinations and accommodation
. arranging accommodation and travel

This narrow field comprises the following detailed field:

080701  Tourism

Exclusions:

Tourism management. This is included in Detailed Field 080323 Tourism Management.


080701 Tourism

Tourism is the study of the structure and operations of the tourism industry, tour guiding, and ticketing and reservation practices.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. accommodation and travel reservations
. ecotourism
. fares and ticketing
. tourist attractions and itinerary preparation
. travel agency procedures
. charter tours

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