GEOGRAPHY OF TOURISM: NEW FORMS OF TOURISM FOR NEW MARKETS

GEOGRAPHY OF TOURISM: NEW FORMS OF TOURISM FOR NEW MARKETS

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Code
83691
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 9912 TOURISM SCIENCES:TERRITORY, CULTURE AND BUSINESS (L-15) IMPERIA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-GGR/02
TEACHING LOCATION
IMPERIA (TOURISM SCIENCES:TERRITORY, CULTURE AND BUSINESS)
semester
2° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Please, see learning outcomes.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge of the tourism phenomenon through the geographic analysis of the territories seen from the perspective of the transformation carried out over time by the tourist activities, in search of invariants that may suggest appropriate classifications and evolutionary paradigms. Special attention will be given to the analysis of recent tourism demand in relation to changes in the behavior and tastes of the tourist and the ways of enjoying the holiday.

PREREQUISITES

No.

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminar activities, case analysis 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The main topics are:

  • The numbers of tourism: arrivals, overnights, flows and reception areas;
  • Tourism and economic geography: supply and demand; circulation and transport; employment;
  • Tourism and political geography: geopolitical situations; tourist policies; systems and districts;
  • Types of tourism: motivations; naturalistic, ethnological, rural tourism, etc.
  • Tourism and the environment: space visited and space consumed; the measurement of impacts;
  • Tourism and image: neotoponyms, literature, mass media, cartography, etc.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

BAGNOLI L., Manuale di geografia del turismo, Torino, UTET, 2018. 

The supplementary materials will be published on Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Stefania Mangano: She is always available after the lessons or by appointment previous contact by e-mail: stefania.mangano@unige.it

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminar activities, case analysis 

LESSONS START

he lectures will start on the days scheduled in the calendar

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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GEOGRAPHY OF TOURISM: NEW FORMS OF TOURISM FOR NEW MARKETS

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Assessment methods

Assessment methods:  Written test with open questions with a short answer, useful for verifying both the level of learning of the course contents and the ability to express through the use of adequate vocabulary and terminology.

Exam repetition: If the student does not pass the exam or report below his expectations, he can repeat the exam only one more time in the same session (summer, winter).