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Swayam Central

Tourism And Travel Management

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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.

Learners enrolled: 1237

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 : 11 Sep 2019
Category :
  • Management Studies
  • Level : Undergraduate

    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


    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    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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