Fundamentals of Tourism

Fundamentals of Tourism

Objective

  • To understand the tourism phenomena and the distribution of the components of tourism.
  • To learn the concept and importance of tourism in different sectors.

Module I : (8 Hours)

Meaning and concept of tourism

  • Tourism
  • Excursion
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourist
  • Visitor
  • Traveler
  • History
  • Evolution and development of tourism
  • Ancient period
  • Concept of annual holiday
  • Industrial revelation.

Module II: (6Hours)

History

  • Railtransport
  • Paid Holiday and Mass Tourism
  • Advent of jet
  • High Speed train
  • Causes of rapid growth of tourism.

Module III: (10 Hours)

Significance of tourism

  • Social
  • Environmental
  • Political
  • Economic
  • Forms and types of tourism
  • Dimensions of international and domestic tourism.

Components of tourism

  • Different components of tourism tourism components distribution
  • Inter-relation between various segments-travel industry network
  • Elements of tourism.

Module IV: (6 Hours)

Types of transportation

  • Railways
  • Airways
  • Water and Road
  • Role of railway to promote tourism in India.

Suggested Readings:

  • A.K.Bhatia:TourismDevelopment.
  • JugmohanNegi:TourismandTavel, ConceptandPrinciples.
  • PremnathDhar:DevelopmentofTourismandTravelIndustry.
  • BiswanathGhosh:TourismandTravelManagement.
  • 4.B.K.GoswamiandDr.Ravendran:TelxtbookofIndianTourism