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Geography of Tourism

University of Mysore and CEC via Swayam

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Overview

As Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the world and its study encompasses over a wide array of course subjects. Among them, is one of the important course subjects, i.e., Tourism Geography. This subject will enable the students to have an idea about the various destination countries, their unique weather and climatic conditions which attract tourists. This course subject includes the relationship between geography and tourism, geography of various continents and countries such as North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and so on. For better understanding, this course subject is divided into four parts, namely, overview of Tourism Geography, Tourism in Europe, Tourism in South East Asia and Africa, Tourism in Australia, New Zealand and USA. 

Further, to facilitate the students to understand and bring to mind, this course subject is further divided into part 1 and 2 wherever necessary to bring about all the information needed to acquire sufficient knowledge about the destinations in the respective countries. 

Syllabus


COURSE LAYOUT


 
Week – I 1. Introduction to Geography | 2.Geography  and  Tourism | 3.Geography  of  Travel | 4.Classification of Resources |

Week –II  5. Conservation of Biodiversity | 6. Tourism in Africa – Introduction: Part – I | 7.Tourism in Africa – Introduction: Part – II | 8. Tourism Attractions in Singapore and Indonesia |

Week – III -9. Tourism Attractions in Thailand and Malaysia |10. Tourism in Gulf Countries: Part I |11. Tourism in Gulf countries Part - II |12. Tourism in South East Asia: Part – I |
 
Week - IV -13. Tourism in South East Asia: Part – II |14.Tourist attractions and activities in Egypt, Kenya and Uganda | 15.Tourist attractions in South Africa and emerging Tourist Destinations in Africa |16. North America |

Week – V -17. Central & South America |18. Europe |19. Africa | 20. Asia |

Week – VI - 21. Australia | 22. New Zealand | 23. Antarctica |

Week – VII - 24. Cultural Geography | 25. Outline of Urban Geography | 26. Island Biogeography |

Week - VIII - 27. Tourism in India - Arunachal Pradesh | 28.  Tourism in India - Assam | 29. Tourism in India - Goa |

Week – IX - 30. Geography of Kerala | 31. Geography of Goa | 32. Geography of Karnataka | 33. Geography of Gujarat |

Week - X - 34. Geography of Odisha | 35. Sustainable Development | 36. Geography of Himachal Pradesh |

Week - XI -37. Geography of Madhya Pradesh | 38. Geography of Tamil Nadu | 39. Geography of Puducherry | 40. Career in Geography|

Taught by

Prof. A. Balasubramanian

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