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Assessment Information 3
Subject Code: HAT201
Subject Name: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
Assessment Title: Length: Case Study Analysis
1500 words (+/- 10% allowable range)
Weighting: 40%
Total Marks:
Submission: 100
Online via Turnitin
Due Date: Week 13
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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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMACsi8j3us
In preparing your analysis, you must answer the following questions:
1. Identify and discuss the prime ethical and governing issues presented in 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 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 3 Marking Rubric – Case Study Analysis 40%
Marking Criteria NN (Fail) 0 – 49% P (Pass) 50 – 64% CR (Credit) 65 – 74% DN (Distinction) 75 – 84% HD (High Distinction) 85 – 100%
Analysis of
Identified Issues
/30 marks
Your analysis lacks depth, and your interpretation is not relevant to the assessment criteria.
You briefly analyse some of the issues, and your interpretation is not always relevant to the assessment criteria.
You analyse most of the issues, and your interpretation is well structured.
You analyse and interpret issues thoroughly.
You analyse and interpret the issues articulately and convincingly.
Recommendations
/30 marks
The quality of your recommendations is poor and/or incoherent.
You have drawn some useful recommendations although a
more comprehensive analysis of the case study would have been helpful.
You have drawn mostly useful recommendations.
You have drawn varied, wellresearched and compelling recommendations.
You have drawn dynamic, comprehensive and convincing recommendations.
Research
/20 marks
Your research lacks focus because of an unsuitable choice of sources.
You have selected some appropriate scholarly sources.
Better use of quality sources would help focus your research.
Your research is focused,
drawn from an appropriate range of scholarly sources.
It is obvious that your research is focused, complemented by a quality selection and range of scholarly sources.
It is clearly obvious that your research is extensive and focused, complemented by a quality
selection and range of scholarly sources.
Format
/20 marks
Total Marks
/100
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.
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.
In-text referencing and the resultant reference list adheres to Kaplan Harvard Referencing Style, with major errors.
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.
In-text referencing and the resultant reference list adheres to Kaplan Harvard Referencing
Style, with minor errors throughout and the occasional major error.
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 adheres to Kaplan Harvard Referencing
Style, with only the occasional minor error.
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 adheres to Kaplan
Harvard Referencing Style, with no errors.
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