Tourism Transport and Travel Services

By Mr. Srikanth. K. S   |   Dept. of Tourism and Hospitality Management PBM Mahajana PG Center
Learners enrolled: 523
Transportation needs for tourism promotion and tourism development among others, to be maintenance of the existing roads, construction of more roads/rail track/sea and air transportation, and construction of local airports and enhancement of local flight operations. Moreover, established that the level of security and safety in transportation systems is not bad though tourists consider transportation costs high. Tourism development could be even bigger if more could be done in various elements of transportation systems. It is an important for all its stakeholders to take part to develop tourism in their regions. 
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 04 Jul 2022
End Date : 30 Sep 2022
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 15 Sep 2022
Category :
  • Multidisciplinary
Credit Points : 4
Level : Undergraduate

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Course layout

Week – I | 1. Importance of Tourism Transport | 2. Tourism through the centuries | 3. Automobiles |

 Week – II | 4. Land Transport Railways | 5. Transport in India Railways | 6. Inland Water Transport | 7. Sea Routes Water Transport |

Week – III | 8. Fundamentals of Air Travel | 9.Air Transport in India | 10. Civil Aviation in India (Part 1) | 11. Civil Aviation in India (Part 2) |

Week - IV | 12. Major Airports of the World | 13. Other Means of Transport in India | 14. Airport Operation |

Week – V | 15. Passenger Handling | 16. Baggage Handling |17. Airport Security |18. Air Cargo 

Week – VI | 19. Dangerous Goods | 20. Air Fares and International Aviation Organisations | 21. Transport Costing and Pricing |

Week – VII | 22. Travel Agency | 23. History and Evolution of Travel Agency|24. Functions of Travel Agency |25. IATA Recognition of Travel Agent|

Week - VIII | 26. Tour Operators | 27. Tour Operators and Their Types | 28. Tour Operator's Brochure | 29. Itinerary Preparation and Tour Costing |

Week – IX | 30.Currency Exchange | 31. Roles and Responsibilities of Tourist Guide | 32. Code of Conduct and Behaviour of Tourist Guide |

 Week - X | 33. Communication in Guiding | 34. Body Language and Commentary | 35. International Travel Requirements |

 Week - XI | 36. Passport | 37. VISA| 38. Health Certificate | 39. Travel Insurance | 40. Health Tourism |

Books and references

Reading material


Tourism: Principles and Practice, Addison Wesley Longman Publishing, New York, USA.

Cooper, C, Fletcher, J, Gilbert, D and Wanhill, S

Basics of Tourism, Theory Operation and Practice, New Delhi

Kamra& Chand

Airfare and ticketing


Travel and Tourism Management, Excel Books, New Delhi

Prasad, V VV and Sundari V B T

Travel Agency Operation: Concepts and Principles, Kanishka

Publishers Distributors, New Delhi

Negi. J.

Airport operations

Ashford, Stanton & Moore

Cleared for take-off-Behind the scenes of Air travel.


Tourism Transport and Travel Management


Instructor bio

Mr. Srikanth. K. S

Dept. of Tourism and Hospitality Management PBM Mahajana PG Center
Mr. Srikanth. K. S, currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, PBM Mahajana P.G Centre, KRS Road, Metagalli, Mysuru, obtained Bachelor’s degree in arts, Master’s (MTA) in Tourism Administration and P.G Diploma in HRM from the KUDDE of Kuvempu University, Shivamogga. I have passed NET and KSET in tourism administration and my fields of specialization include tour operations, travel agency management. I have more than 10 years of teaching experience.

I have participated in more than 30 national and state level Conferences / Seminars / Workshops. I have more than 05 research publications to my credit in the journals of national and international repute; I have served as one of the editors of national conference proceedings. I have also associated in the development of curricula for Post-graduate diploma courses in Tourism Management, besides serving as review member JETIR journal.  

I have participated as a subject expert / scriptwriter for more than 150 modules in the subject of Tourism and Hotel management in Audio/Visual based lecture programmes in the multimedia production/e-content development under NME-ICT project of CEC-UGC through the Educational Multimedia Research Centre, University of Mysore, Mysuru.

Course certificate

Assessment/Assignment marks will be considered for Internal Marks and will carry 30 percent for overall Result.

End Term Exam- will have 100 questions and will carry 70 percent of  overall Result.

*All students, who obtain 40% marks in in-course assessment and 40% marks in end-term proctored exam separately, will be eligible for certificate and credit transfer.

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