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Assessment Information 1
Subject Code: HAT201
Subject Name: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
Assessment Title: Length: Promotional Booklet
Three pages (no more)
Weighting: 30%
Total Marks:
Submission: 100
Online via Turnitin
Due Date: Week 5
Assessment Description
The purpose of this individual assignment is to develop your skills in analysing the Hospitality and Tourism system and its importance to destinations. This will enable you to understand the different types of business activities that shape destination’s Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
Your task is to create a three-page promotional booklet for a destination of your choice. In preparing this booklet, you must identify the key components of the destination and consider the implications of the ‘amalgam’ concept.
Your three – page booklet must include the following points:
1. Attractions
2. Amenities
3. Access
4. Ancillary Services
5. References (You must use Harvard Referencing Style)
In creating your promotional booklet, you will need to include images and any other visual aid that validates your research. You are required to use at least 8 sources of information that are referenced in accordance with Kaplan Harvard Referencing Guide. These may include corporate websites, government publications, industry reports, census data, journal articles, newspaper articles, and textbook material.
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HAT201 Assessment 1 Marking Rubric – Promotional Booklet 30%
Marking Criteria NN (Fail) 0 – 49% P (Pass) 50 -64% CR (Credit) 65 – 74% DN (Distinction) 75 – 84% HD (High Distinction) 85 – 100%
/40 marks
Your promotional booklet does not satisfactorily apply ‘amalgam’ concept.
Your promotional booklet partially applies ‘amalgam’ concept.
Your promotional booklet satisfactorily applies ‘amalgam’ concept.
Your promotional booklet strongly applies ‘amalgam’ concept.
Your promotional booklet clearly and thoroughly applies ‘amalgam’ concept.
/30 marks
Your analysis lacks depth, and your interpretation is not relevant to the assessment criteria.
You have analysed some
Hospitality and Tourism specific information, although your interpretation is not always relevant to the
assessment criteria.
You have analysed most of the
Hospitality and Tourism specific information required by this assessment.
You have analysed and interpreted accurate Hospitality and Tourism information.
You have analysed and interpreted accurate and specific
Hospitality and Tourism information.
/30 marks
Total Marks
The format chosen for your booklet lacks thought and consideration for the
intended audience.
The reference list is mostly incorrect or non-existent.
The format chosen for your booklet is satisfactory, but
major improvements would
enhance its effectiveness.
The reference list adheres to Kaplan Harvard Referencing Style, with major errors.
The format chosen for your booklet is appropriate, but
quite a few improvements
would be needed for a
professional audience
The reference list adheres to
Kaplan Harvard Referencing
Style, with minor errors throughout and the occasional major error.
Your booklet is professionally presented and has been
submitted in a format that, with some tweaks, could be
suitable for a professional audience.
The reference list adheres to
Kaplan Harvard Referencing Style, with only the occasional minor error
Your booklet is professionally presented and has been submitted in an entirely appropriate format.
The reference list adheres to Kaplan Harvard Referencing Style, with no errors.
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