This course subject emphasises on Tourism planning, policy making and their implementation. More so, this course subject facilitates the students to know about the environmental protection done through the concept of Eco tourism and sustainable development. Students will also understand the role of tourism in employment creation and socio-economic development. Students will also be benefited by getting the information on typology and various forms of tourism, tourism systems, elements of tourism, tourism transport and the role of various tourism organisations and authorities.
Week – 1 | 1. Introduction to Tourism Industry | 2. History of Tourism | 3. Factors influencing the growth of tourism | 4. Tourism industry management | Week – 2 | 5. Typology and forms of tourism | 6. Tourism System and Elements of Tourism | 7. Social tourism | 8. Souvenir industry and shopping | Week – 3 | 9. Transportation-Air, water and land | 10. Role and function of National Tourism Organisation (NTO) | 11. Tourism Authorities of various levels | 12. Motivation for Tourism | Week – 4 | 13. Structure and Components of Tourism | 14. Tourism policy | 15. Tourism Policy of India | 16. Investment opportunities in Hotel & tourism industry | Week – 5 | 17. Introduction to planning | 18. Tourism planning | 19. Types of Tourism planning Week – 6 | 20. Strategic Planning Process | 21. Strategic planning in tourism | 22. Strategic tourism policy | 23. Tourism benefits impacts & mitigation measures |Week - 7 | 24. Basic Properties of Ecology | 25. Tourism and Ecology Linkage | 26. Ecological Planning | 27. Conservation of Ecology | Week – 8 | 28. Eco-Tourism Development | 29. Tourism and Sustainable Development | 30. Tourism & Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA | Week – 9 | 31. Business of Ecotourism | 32. HRD in Tourism Industry | 33. Nature of Tourism Development | Week – 10 | 34. Implementations of Tourism Development | 35.Tourism and Socio-economic Development | 36.Tourism Development in India | Week – 11 | 37. Global concerns | 38. Tourism Destination Carrying capacity (Human Populations) | 39. New Tourism schemes and emerging tourism trends in India | 40.Problems and solutions for core components of tourism |