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Geography of Tourism

University of Mysore and CEC via Swayam

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Overview

Tourism phenomenon has its roots in the humanly needs of seeing other places and discovering the unknown areas and the geography refers to the researches on spatial dispersions, climatic conditions and physical conditions of an area. Human-beings seek and try to see things they do not have in their geography, and for this reason they try to visit different geographies. Hence, geographical features of a destination may become main attraction for tourists. Tourism and Geography are so closely related that, the success of tourism activities is dependent on the geographical conditions. So, Tourism needs a physical geography for its ventures.

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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Sachin is taking this course right now, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Toursum Geography is a powerful subject matter in Geography it's all ways help ful of geographer to be explnations of world natural climate.soil.masuchar, and humidity and precipitation expaline to our knowledge development in that nation and national level if you can say about in that in the there in the read to very skill ful of air knowledge
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