|Course Status :||Completed|
|Course Type :||Elective|
|Duration :||12 weeks|
|Start Date :||15 Jul 2019|
|End Date :||30 Sep 2019|
|Exam Date :||10 Nov 2019|
|Enrollment Ends :||10 Sep 2019|
Author & Year
Type of publication (article/notes)
Number of pages
A Geography of World Tourism
Milton Rafferty (1993)
Geography around the world and its impact on tourism
Worldwide destinations: The Geography of Travel and Tourism
Boniface and Coopers (2006)
A brief explanation of well known destinations around the world based on geographical conditions
Worldwide destinations Casebook: The geography of Travel and Tourism
Boniface and Coopers (2009)
Comprehensive Case studies on 38 international tourism destinations.
Fundamentals of geography and its linkages with tourism
National Geographic Learning's Visual Geography of Travel and Tourism
Harssel, Jackson and Hudman (2014)
Geography of important tourist destinations around the world
Geography of Travel and Tourism
Dr. Chaturbhuj Mamoria and Komal Singh
Geography and Tourism linkages explained in simple words.
India - A comprehensive Geography.
Comprehensive information about Indian geography
Prof. A. Balasubramanian, Course coordinator is serving as Professor of Earth Science at the DOS in Earth Science at the University of Mysore. He developed various documentary films on Tourism, Geography and socio economic originated programs for UGC's Higher education channel. He did his Ph.D in Hydrogeology and water resources evaluation with digital numerical simulation methods, by developing useful Software. He conducted his advanced numerical and experimental modelling research on Dense Contaminant Transport, at the Dept. of Civil and Systems Engineering, James Cook University of North Queensland, Australia. His computer programs like, HYCH (Hydrochemicalfacies analysis, FLOMOD - for two-dimensional groundwater flow analysis, AQPARM (APE) for aquifer parameter evaluation, PRINCI for principal component analysis, RMULT- for multiple regression, TIMESER- for time series analysis, POLYNOM and MORPHO were used during the last three decades, by several scholars. He has authored seven books, published over 150 research papers, 175 e-learning lessons, 400 documentaries in Earth Science, Geography, Tourism and other subjects. He is the recipient of Vikram Sarabhai Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008 and Dr. Abdul Kalam National Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2017.
He has developed e-contents
for more than 200 topics, for CEC in Geography, Tourism and allied