Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt
International Tourism Management


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ITM Master 1. Sem.
9688 Seminar
International Tourism Master Forum




Di 14.00-17.15 h

S 05 / H13

2 SWS Course, two units every two weeks



30 h classroom work / 150 h self-study

ECTS points: 6


International Tourism Master Forum goal:

Understand and present examples of recent tourism science discourse about major topics of international tourism management, based on recent articles from scientific journals.


5 Topics (3-5 students per group) for group work assignment:

Present topic based on article, explain background, content. Report on experience of relating to article, give critical review. Expand topic beyond article.

Prepare group exercise based on topic and/or methods of article  


- Presentation (60 min. including discussion) + 30 min. group exercise (with active part for all participants, for instance: prepared role play or prepared debate etc.)
(30% of mark)

- Assignment Paper
8 pages per group member to be handed in before Feb. 3, 2017 (70% of mark)





14.00-15.30 h Presentation/Discussion by students

15.45-17.15 h Practical application/Group work by Prof. Arlt



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INTRODUCTION (14.00-14.45 h Strategic Management) 14.45-17.15 Master Forum)


TOPIC 1 Authenticity and Performance - Customers Example Xinjiang


TOPIC 2 - Authenticity and Performance - Employees Example Queensland


TOPIC 3 - Authenticity and Performance - Government Example Chile






TOPIC 4 - Sustainable Tourism - Example Urban Tourism Bukarest

TOPIC 5 - Responsible Tourism - Travellers - Example Canada



Summary, Feedback, How to write the assignment paper










Group members


 1 Authenticity Customers

 Qiulong Chen, Xi Zhang, Daria Prokhorova


 2 Authenticity Employees  Ma Kwok Lai Katherine, Felis Halim, Md. Ahad Bhuiyan


 3 Authenticity Government

 Jiri Vostatev, Michala Volna, Luce Rodriguez Souza


 4 Sustainable Tourism

 Sasha Krypets, Apostol Apostolov, Paymand Bahrianian, Fuod Shabyov


 5 Responsible Tourism

 Sanan Yahyazade, Walter Cornelio, Olga Bezruk, Isa Gabriel, Merle Patzner, Anne Heuermann









  Contact: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt FRGS
Bachelor and Master Program International Tourism Management, Office Schanzenstr. 8, Tel. 0481 8555-513