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Tourism And Travel Management

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Learners enrolled: 1238
Tourism is a sunrise sector in the twenty first century. The business of tourism is a significant segment of international economic activities. It is a global business focusing on the socio-economic development, environmental conservation and enrichment of cultural relationship. 
Tourists spend much of their valuable time booking services by phone or internet, and making online money transfers to ensure confirmation of bookings. Travel agency and tour operation are organised sector in the tourism business. Travel and tourism has become easier and more enjoyable with the emergence of travel agency business and tour operation.
Summary
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 15 Jul 2019
End Date : 30 Sep 2019
Exam Date : 10 Nov 2019 IST
Enrollment Ends : 11 Sep 2019
Category :
  • Management Studies
Credit Points : 4
Level : Undergraduate

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Course layout


Week – 1 | 1. Meaning and definition of travel & Tourism | 2. Travel during Ancient times | 3. Travel during Medieval & Modern period period |

Week – 2 | 4. Cultural heritage resources | 5. Tourism Resources-Natural | 6. Types of tourism | 7. Adventure tourism |

Week – 3 | 8.  Basic minimum Standards of adventure tourism | 9 . Eco and urban tourism | 10. Heritage tourism -1 | 
11. Heritage tourism -2 |
 
Week – 4 | 12. Sports  Tourism | 13. Medical tourism | 14. Rural tourism  | 15. Wild life tourism | 

Week – 5 | 16. History and evolution of travel agency | 17. IATA Recognition of travel agents | 18. Functions of travel agency | 
19. Itinerary preparation and tour costing |
 
Week – 6 | 20. tour operators and their types | 21. Tour operators brochure | 22. Role and responsibilities of tourist guide |
23. Code of conduct and behaviour of tourist guide |
 
Week - 7 | 24. Communication in Guiding  | 25. Body Language and Commentary | 26. Importance of tourism transport |
27. transport costing and pricing |

Week – 8 | 28. Air transport in India | 29. Major Airports of the world | 30. Land transport - Railways | 31. Land transport - Automobiles | 

Week – 9 | 32.Water transport- Sea routes | 33.Inland water transport | 34.Transport in India - Railways | 35. Other means of transport in India |

Week – 10 | 36. Tourism Motivation | 37. Organisation for tourism promotions | 38. Guideline for protection, conservation of   environment | 39. Fairs and festivals |
 
Week – 11 | 40. Tourism planning and development | 41. Impact of Tourism | 42. Social and cultural impact of tourism | 
43. Ethics in tourism |

Books and references


Reading material

Author & Year

Type of publication (article/notes)

Content Abstract

Number of pages

Tourism principles and practices

Sampad Kumar Swain

Jitendra Mohan Mishra

2012

Text Book

Tourism concept

Travel motivation

Travel agency

Tour operation

Transport

Tourism impacts

Modern tourism business

748

Tourism Products of India: A National Perspective

Robinet Jacob, P.Mahadevan, Sindhu Joseph

(2012)

Text Book

A fresh perspective on the various tourism resources of India.

327

Tourism: operations and Management

Sunetra Roday (2009)

Text Book

Various types of tourism, tourism infrastructure and sustainable tourism

480

Business of Travel Agency and tour operations

A.K. Bhatia

(2012)

Text Book

Different aspects of tourism operations

320

Tourism in India: Planning and Development

Iqbal and Ashraf (2006)

Text Book

Tourism planning and policies of India and in the states of India

222

Guide to start a Travel Agency and tour operation business

Xcess’ Board of Editors

(2013)

Handbook

Relevant aspects of sustainable tourism management and development

144

Ecology, Environment And Tourism

L.K. Singh

2008

Text book

Relationship between environment and tourism , carrying capacity

330


Course certificate

30% for in course Assessment  & 70% of end-term Proctored exam. The Certificates will be  available after Qualifying in the end-term online Proctored exam.




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