Course Information
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorStyliani Kostopoulou
Course ID600000350

Programme of Study: UPS School of Economics (2013-today)

Registered students: 54
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
OIKONOMIASElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)633
DIOIKĪSĪ EPICΗEIRĪSEŌNElective Courses belonging to the other633

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The contribution of tourism 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.
tourism, development
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Written assigments180.6
Student Assessment
Written examinations at the end of the semester, or essays during the semester.
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)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Λαγός Δ., (2005) “Τουριστική Οικονομική”, έκδ. Κριτική, Αθήνα. 2. Βαρβαρέσος Σ., (2008) “Οικονομική του Τουρισμού”, έκδ. Προπομπός, Αθήνα
Additional bibliography for study
Lickorish, L., Jenkinns, C. (2004), "Μια εισαγωγή στον τουρισμό", Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Κριτική Κοκκώσης, Χ., Τσάρτας, Π. (2001), "Βιώσιμη τουριστική ανάπτυξη και περιβάλλον", Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Κριτική Doswell, R. (2002), "Τουρισμός. Ο ρόλος του αποτελεσματικού μάνατζμεντ". Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Κριτική
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