Tourism Industry Trends Article Research Paper

FORMAT OF THE PAPER
4 Double Spaced& Numbered pages (excluding title page, cover page and references)
Min 3 references together with the copies of material used
APA Style especially at citing and referencing
Proper use of Grammar
Table and Figure in APA style formatting
Tourism Industry Trends Article Research Paper (4pages)
Find a tourism trade industry or journal article that discusses a future trend we need to
anticipate in the global tourism industry related to marketing, management, or finance of a
popular destination. Discuss why you think it is important and whether you agree or disagree
with the authors predictions. You can combine your findings from your presentation.
A total of 5double spaced pages (excluding references and cover page) of written work that
relates to tourism industry trends must be completed by the end of the semester. (Students will
select their own topic under the guidance of the course instructor) Each student will prepare an
individual report.
Content of the Paper
Find an article discussing a current trend in tourism for that destination. (It could be a possible
trend for the future)
Geographic Overview
Brief History and Culture
Sample Itinerary
Stats about the popularity of the destination, etc…
From the syllabus: Areas to Cover:
Sections of the paper will include but not limited to: Introduction, Geographic Overview of the
Region/Country, Current / Future trends, Summary and the learning experience after studying
that particular topic.
Some Major things to Avoid
Do not forget to divide your work into chapters (Eg: Introduction, Conclusion Etc)
Do not copy the words directly from the source. Give an explanation with your own sentences
If you have an Appendix, make sure it has a title and its at the end.
APA LINK FROM COB International Business Department
Dr. Joel Nicholson
Great tool
Take a look at the examples.
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~jnichols/APA-Style.htm
Thanks Dr.Nicholson
PLEASE CHECK THE SAMPLE PAPER ON ILEARN
How your Papers be Graded?
HM 425 FINAL PAPER GRADING GUIDELINES:
GENERAL FORMAT OF THE PAPER: 10 PTS
Cover Page (2 pts)
Table of Contents (2pts)
Page Numbers (2pts)
Reference page – Appendices (2pts)
Using proper paragraphing (2pts)
USE OF APA WITHIN THE PAPER: 10 PTS
Proper citing of the sources used within the paper and reference page (5pts)
Proper citing of tables and figures (5pts)
Use of quotations or sentences paraphrased (5pts)
GENERAL FLOW AND THE QUALITY OF THE PAPER: 10 PTS
Use of language, grammar and punctuations (4pts)
Flow of the paper in terms of sequential order (3pts)
Length of sentences (3pts)