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   1. Group assignment         Present economic news related to tourism and hospitality (5);
      submitting one copy of original article and one page summary and comments (including
      proposed solutions) of the article
           a. Find, read and analyze articles related to business in tourism and hospitality (Group
               1,3, and 5)
           b. Find, read and analyze articles related to government in tourism and hospitality
               (Group 2,4, and 6)
   2. In-class group assignment on case analysis (10): every week
   3. Group report 1 (15) : Before midterm examination
           a.   1st assignment
           b.   Choose two countries from
                http://www.wttc.org/eng/Tourism_Research/Tourism_Economic_Research/Country
                _Reports/ then
           c.compare and contrast the economic impact of travel and tourism of the two
             countries
         d. Assume that you are a manager of hotel chains operating in those two countries,
             which country should you expand your hotel/resort business operations
         e. Students have to write and submit a report and present(20 minutes) in class
   4. Group report 2 (15) : Before final examination
         a. 2nd assignment
           b.   Select the organizations in Thailand (e.g. hotels, spa, etc.)
           c.   Analysis
           d.   How economic factors affect tourism-related organizations?
           e.   How should they prepare for political, social, and economic crisis?
           f. How should they solve economic problems?
          g. Progress report/Report/Presentation
          h. Students have to write and submit a report and present(20 minutes) in class
   5. Class Attendance (5)

				
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