BA4077 Syllabus - International Tourism - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4077 Syllabus - International Tourism - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4077

INTERNATIONAL TOURISM

 L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVE:
• The course aims to provide the past, present and future perspectives of international tourism. The factors and challenges influencing the growth of international tourism will be studied. The students will study the role of international regulatory bodies.

UNIT I

THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

9

Globalization- scope of international tourism- types, Cultural diversity- Intercultural theories- cultural practices-impact on tourism. Cultural influences on intercultural communication- social interactions.

UNIT II

INTERNATIONAL TOURISM GROWTH

9

Economic determinants-forces and factors influencing growth of international tourism, trends - regional, domestic and global tourist movements, methods and measurements in determining future trends. Arrivals – receipts, foreign exchange, emerging trends in international travel, sustainable tourism, experiential tourism, social responsible tourism – Ethics – Emerging threats in International Tourism.

UNIT III

REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM

9

International Tourism (inbound and outbound tourism) trends in : Europe -France, Spain, Italy, and United Kingdom, USA, Mexico, Caribbean, Islands and Brazil, China, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand, South Africa, Kenya and Egypt.

UNIT IV

INTERNATIONAL TRENDS

9

Tourism bills of Rights, tourism code, Manila declaration, International conventions: Warsaw convention 1924, Chicago convention 1944, Brussels convention 1961 and 1966, Athens convention 1974, Helsinki accord 1974, IATA conditions of carriage (passage and baggage). World travel laws.

UNIT V

ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL TOURISM BODIES/ ORGANISATIONS

9

Tourism Bodies :Need for Tourism organizations, Functions, Administrative set up: National Tourism Organization (NTO). Tourism Organizations : Role of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO); World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC); Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) : International Air Transports Association (IATA): International Union of Official Travel Organisation (IUOTO); UFTAA, WATA, International Civil Aviational Organisation(ICAO), Travel industry fairs – advantages of participation. Travel Mart – WTM, ITB, KTM and FITUR.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOME:
• The students will be able to comprehend the importance of international tourism, trends, formalities. They will know the importance of regulatory bodies in international tourism.

REFERENCES:
1. Yvette Reisinger, International Tourism- Cultures and Behavior, Taylor & Francis, 2011.
2. A. K. Bhatia, International Tourism Management, Sterling Publishers Private Limited, 2011.
3. Roland Conrady and Martin Buck, Trends and Issues in Global Tourism, Springer Science & Business Media, 2012.
4. Myra Shackley, Atlas of Travel and Tourism Development, Routledge, 2006.
5. Sarah M. Lyon and E. Christian Wells, Global Tourism: Cultural Heritage and Economic Encounters, Lanham, MD, AltaMira Press, 2012.
6. John Burkart, S. Medlik, Tourism: Past, Present and Future, Helnemann, 2 nd edition,1986.
7. TejVir Singh, H. Leo Theuns and Frank M. Go, Towards Appropriate Tourism: The Case of Developing Countries, European University Studies, Series 11, 1989.
8. Robert Christie Mill and Alastair M. Morrison, The Tourism System: An Introductory Text, Prentice-Hall,1992.

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