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Tourism Operations

By DR. N. NAGARAJA   |   University of Mysore, Manasagangothri
This course subject emphasises on Tourism planning, policy making and their implementation. More so, this course subject facilitates the students to know about the environmental protection done through the concept of Eco tourism and sustainable development. Students will also understand the role of tourism in employment creation and socio-economic development. Students will also be benefited by getting the information on typology and various forms of tourism, tourism systems, elements of tourism, tourism transport and the role of various tourism organisations and authorities.

Learners enrolled: 435

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
Enrollment Ends : 10 Sep 2019
Category :
  • Management Studies
  • Level : Undergraduate

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week – 1 | 1. Introduction to Tourism Industry | 2. History of Tourism | 3. Factors influencing the growth of tourism |  4. Tourism industry management |

    Week – 2  | 5. Typology and forms of tourism | 6. Tourism System and Elements of Tourism | 7. Social tourism | 8. Souvenir industry and shopping |

    Week – 3 | 9. Transportation-Air, water and land | 10. Role and function of National Tourism Organisation (NTO) | 11. Tourism Authorities of various levels | 12. Motivation for Tourism |

    Week – 4 | 13. Structure and Components of Tourism | 14. Tourism policy | 15. Tourism Policy of India | 16. Investment opportunities in Hotel & tourism industry |

    Week – 5 | 17. Introduction to planning | 18. Tourism planning | 19. Types of Tourism planning

    Week – 6 | 20.  Strategic Planning Process | 21. Strategic planning in tourism | 22. Strategic tourism policy | 23. Tourism benefits impacts & mitigation measures |
     
    Week - 7 | 24. Basic Properties of Ecology | 25. Tourism and Ecology Linkage | 26.  Ecological Planning | 27.  Conservation of Ecology |

    Week – 8 | 28. Eco-Tourism Development | 29.  Tourism and Sustainable  Development | 30. Tourism & Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA | 

    Week – 9 | 31. Business of Ecotourism | 32. HRD in Tourism Industry | 33. Nature of Tourism Development |

    Week – 10 | 34. Implementations of Tourism Development | 35.Tourism and Socio-economic Development | 36.Tourism Development in India |

    Week – 11 | 37. Global concerns | 38. Tourism   Destination   Carrying   capacity   (Human Populations) | 39. New Tourism schemes and emerging tourism trends in India | 40.Problems and solutions for core components of 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

    Hospitality services

    748

    Hotel Management and Operations

    Denney G. Rutherford (Ed)

    1994

    Text Book

    Hospitality services

    480

    Tourism: operations and Management

    Sunetra Roday (2009)

    Text Book

    Various types of tourism, tourism accommodation

    480

    Front Office Mgmt & Operations

    Sudhir Andrews

    (2007)

    Text Book

    Front office operations

    320

    Food and Beverage Services

    R. Singaravelavan

    (2012)

    Text Book

    Food and beverage service department

    768

    Text book of hotel housekeeping

    Sudhir Andrews (2013)

    Handbook

    Relevant aspects of sustainable tourism management and development

    478

    Food hygiene and sanitation

    Roday 2011

    Text book

    Food poisoning

    Micro organisms

    Contamination

    Food laws and regulations

    425

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    DR. N. NAGARAJA
    Dr. Nagaraja, Course coordinator, serving as Professor, in the Department of Studies in Commerce and Tourism University of Mysore, Mysore. 12 Researchers have successfully completed Ph.D., Degree under his guidance of Dr. N.Nagaraja and at present eight researchers are working for their Ph.D., degree. 15 students have successfully completed M.Phil, degree under his guidance in various areas related to Commerce and Management and Tourism.

    Prof. Nagaraja visited various Universities in India and abroad especially Gulf countries like United Arab Emirates, Sultanate of Oman, Kingdom of Bahrain, Iran etc., During November, 2012, he chaired a technical session of Banking and Finance in a conference held in the United States of America. This Conference was organized by the World Business Research Institute. He has subject expert for the subject Tourism e-content development under NME-ICT project of CEC-UGC, and MOOCs through the Educational Multimedia Research Centre, University of Mysore, Mysuru.

    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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