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Assessment Information 3

Subject Code: HAT304


Subject Name: Emerging Issues in Hospitality and Tourism
Assessment Title: Individual Proposal
Length: 1500 (+/- 10% allowable range)
Weighting: 40%
Total Marks: 100
Submission: Online via Turnitin
Due Date: Week 13
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Assessment Description
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The purpose of this individual proposal is to develop students’ skills in examining contemporary
tourism and hospitality issues from legal and regulatory perspectives. This will enable students to
apply learned theories, concepts and tools in weeks 10 to 12 to a real-world case.

You are to choose a most recent disaster event or terrorism incident that has had a significant
impact on the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. Based on the current scholarly literature you are
to identify and examine the legal and regulatory factors that a tourism/hospitality governing body
must consider in the future to minimise/avoid such events or incidents from occurring.

You are then required to develop and propose a policy draft that you would recommend to the key
stakeholders of the Hospitality and Tourism Industry.

Your proposal MUST follow a professional structure:


Overview of the event/incident (250 words)
Recommended policy draft (1000 words):
Overview of the tourism and hospitality activity
Critical Analysis of Identified legal and regulatory concerns
Policy Objective/s
Stakeholders Involved
Validation Statement (250 words): Justification for your choice of the content covered in the
policy draft
Reference List (You must use Harvard Referencing Style)

You are required to reference at least 12 sources of information. These may include corporate
websites, government publications, industry reports, census data, journal articles, and newspaper
articles.

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Assignment Submission

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occur from incorrect file format upload. Uploaded files with a virus will not be considered as a
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delay with the Turnitin similarity report or any other technical difficulties that may occur.

Late assignment submission penalties


Penalties will be imposed on late assignment submissions in accordance with Kaplan Business
School “late assignment submission penalties” policy.
Number of Penalty
days
1* - 9 days 5% per day for each calendar day late deducted from the total marks
available
10 - 14 days 50% deducted from the total marks available.

After 14 days Assignments that are submitted more than 14 calendar days after the
due date will not be accepted, and the student will receive a mark of zero
for the assignment(s).
Note Notwithstanding the above penalty rules, assignments will also be given
a mark of zero if they are submitted after assignments have been
returned to students

*Assignments submitted at any stage within the first 24 hours after the deadline will be
considered to be one day late and therefore subject to the associated penalty

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Important Study Information

Academic Integrity Policy

KBS values academic integrity. All students must understand the meaning and consequences of
cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Academic Integrity and Conduct
Policy.

For details on academic integrity policies and penalties, the reassessment process, and the
appeals process, please refer to http://www.kbs.edu.au/current-students/student-policies/.

Word Limits for Written Assessments


Submissions that exceed the word count by more than 10% will cease to be marked from the
point at which that limit is exceeded.

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Assessment Information
HAT304 Assessment Marking Rubric – Individual Proposal 40%
Marking NN (Fail) P (Pass) CR (Credit) DN (Distinction) HD (High Distinction)
Criteria 0-49% 50-64% 65-74% 75-84% 85-100%

Critical Your analysis does not Your analysis partially Your analysis satisfactorily Your analysis strongly Your analysis critically
Analysis satisfactorily identify and/or identifies and examines identifies and examines the identifies and examines the identifies and thoroughly
examines the legal and the legal and regulatory legal and regulatory issues legal and regulatory issues examines legal and
regulatory issues issues associated with the associated with the chosen associated with the chosen regulatory issues
/40 marks associated with the chosen chosen event/incident. event/incident. event/incident. associated with the chosen
event/incident. event/incident.

Critical Your evaluation has no or Limited evaluation that Sufficient evaluation that Proficient evaluation that An excellent evaluation that
Evaluation unsuitable justification. somewhat justifies your justifies your choice of substantially justifies your rigorously justifies your
choice of policy content. policy content. choice of policy content. choice of policy content.
/30 marks

Format Spelling and/or grammar is Mostly correct grammar Mostly correct grammar Correct grammar and Correct grammar and
consistently incorrect, and spelling used and spelling used spelling throughout the spelling throughout the
impacting on the flow and throughout, with consistent throughout, with occasional analysis, with the occasional analysis with no errors.
/30 marks readability of your analysis. minor and/or major errors. minor and/or major minor error.
error(s).

The format chosen for your The format chosen for your The format chosen for your Your report is professionally Your report is professionally
report lacks thought and report is appropriate, but report is appropriate, but presented and have been presented and have been
consideration for the major improvements would some improvements would submitted in an appropriate submitted in an entirely
intended audience. enhance its presentation. enhance its presentation. format. appropriate format.

In-text referencing and/or In-text referencing and the In-text referencing and the In-text referencing and the In-text referencing and the
reference list is mostly resultant reference list resultant reference list resultant reference list resultant reference list
incorrect or non-existent. adheres to Kaplan Harvard adheres to Kaplan Harvard adheres to Kaplan Harvard adheres to Kaplan Harvard
Referencing Style, with Referencing Style, with Referencing Style, with only Referencing Style, with no
major errors. minor errors throughout the occasional minor error. errors.
and the occasional major
Total Marks
error.
/100

Feedback and Grades will be released via Turnitin

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098 181 947 is a registered higher education provider CRICOS Provider Code 02426B.