TOURISM DEVELOPMENT

Course Information
TitleΤΟΥΡΙΣΤΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗ / TOURISM DEVELOPMENT
Code03ΕΕ14
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorStyliani Kostopoulou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID100000835

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600035769
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • 03ΥΔ04 APPLIED ECONOMICS
  • 03ΥΔ06 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT
  • 03ΥΑ01 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS I
  • 03ΥΒ01 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS II
Learning Outcomes
The contribution of touristim development upon local, regional and national economies.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The economics of tourism: Analysis of the tourism functoning in the context of national economy. Forms of bussines activities in tourism. Economic analysis (employment, income, performance indices, contribution in the national account). Appraisal methods of touristic development economic effects. Economic planning and monitoring of the touristic development. Geographical distribution of tourism’s supply and demand in global, national, regional and local levels. Theories and models of spatial tourism development. Tourism and environment. The environmental distributions of the touristic product. The effects of the touristic development on the natural and builded environment. Formation of the touristic policy. Marketing of the touristic product. Touristic advertisment of enterprises, institutions and organizations. Public relations in tourism.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Seminars
Reading Assigment
Tutorial
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Λαγός Δ., “Τουριστική Οικονομική”, έκδ. Κριτική, Αθήνα 2005. 2. Βαρβαρέσος Σ., “Οικονομική του Τουρισμού”, έκδ. Προπομπός, Αθήνα 2008
Last Update
11-09-2013