Tourism and Media

Course Information
TitleΤουρισμός και ΜΜΕ / Tourism and Media
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolJournalism and Mass Communications
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorFani Galatsopoulou
Course ID140000375

Programme of Study: UPS School of Journalism and Mass Communications (2010-today)

Registered students: 98
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Mass CommunicationsElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-5
JournalismElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Winter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- Review and critically analyse trends and issues in tourism - Examine and evaluate the role of tourism in Greece - Evaluate the communication strategies for the promotion of travel destinations in Greece
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
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course covers issues in tourism development and planning focusing in the economic, environmental and cultural impact on Greece. The course aims to provide students with theoretical knowledge about sustainable tourism, the new forms of tourism and new trends in the tourism industry. It also aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the role that media play in the promotion and advertising of travel destinations. The case of Greece will be examined and students can focus on areas and choose topics to study according to their individual interests and needs.
tourism, sustainability, new forms of tourism, technologies and media in tourism, promoting a place
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
Reading Assigment
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Θεωρητικές προσεγγίσεις στον τουρισμό (2016) Συγγραφείς: Λαγός Δημήτρης Γ. ISBN: 978-960-586-115-5 Εκδότης: ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ ΑΕ 2. ΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΗΜΟΣΙΕΣ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΕΣ ΣΤΗ ΣΥΓΧΡΟΝΗ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ (1914-1950) Έκδοση: A/2016 Συγγραφείς: ΑΓΓΕΛΟΣ Φ. ΒΛΑΧΟΣ ISBN: 978-960-9490-38-2 Εκδότης: ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΕΡΚΥΡΑ ΠΑΡΟΧΗ ΥΠΗΡΕΣΙΩΝ-ΔΙΑΦΗΜΙΣΕΙΣ-ΑΝΤΙΠΡΟΣΩΠΕΙΕΣ ΑΝΩΝΥΜΗ ΕΤΑΙΡΙΑ
Additional bibliography for study
Επιστημονικά άρθρα, μελέτες και υποστηρικτικό πολυμεσικό υλικό για το μάθημα βρίσκονται στην ηλεκτρονική πλατφόρμα eLearning διαθέσιμα στους φοιτητές που είναι εγγεγραμμένοι το μάθημα.
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