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
2020/2021
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. However, specific information will be provided on aulaweb also in relation to the evolution of the country's health situation.

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: Tutoring: On TUESDAY from 3 to 5 pm at the teacher's office at the DISPO – Albergo dei Poveri, Piazzale Brignole, 2 canc., Central Tower, 4th floor, room 4/38. However, as the health situation does not allow for face-to-face reception, the reception is held on the same day and at the same time on the TEAMS channel "Mangano_Ricevimento", code: g3272ro. In order to avoid overlaps and waits, please notify in advance by email (stefania.mangano@unige.it) in order to agree on a punctual time. Nevertheless, it is possible to arrange an appointment even outside the indicated day and time upon request via email.

Exam Board

STEFANIA MANGANO (President)

ANDREA ZANINI

SIMONA MORANDO

GIAN MARCO UGOLINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminar activities, case analysis. However, specific information will be provided on aulaweb also in relation to the evolution of the country's health situation.

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

Written exam. Depending on the evolution of the health emergency, any changes will still be provided via aulaweb.G

IVEN THE HEALTH EMERGENCY PERSISTER, THE EXAMINATIONS WILL BE ORAL ON TEAMS.

Teams Channel: Tourism geography: new tourism for new markets

Code: x89hw2m 

WINTER SESSION EXAM DATES:

18/12/2020 at 11.00

5/02/2021 at 11.00

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).

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
03/06/2021 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto
17/06/2021 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto
05/07/2021 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto
08/09/2021 10:30 IMPERIA Scritto