STUDY - INTRODUCTION TO TOURISM
STUDY - Evolution and Growth of Tourism :
Historical perspective: co-relation between trade and travel, travel during Roman Empire and various evolutionary stages of tourism; Growth of World Tourism: Important trends and future prospects; Organization of tourism in India, Role Functions of NTO's Department of Tourism, ITDC, STDC, Tourism Policy of India.
STUDY - Conceptual Framework and Type of Tourism:
Meaning of travelers, visitors, excursionist, business travelers and tourism; Distinction between travelers and visitor, visitor and tourist; types; Domestic, Regional, Intra-regional tourism and international tourism; cultural, adventure, sports, social, convention, conferences, tourism, Linkages and inter-dependence between domestic and inter- national tourism.
STUDY - Motivation, Resources and Mobility for Tourism:
Motivation: Pleasure; education, cultural ethical; social, historical, religious, health, sports and business; Resources; Recourses and Mobility: Establishment of priorities, availability of resources, development strategy.
STUDY - Socio-Economic Benefits of Tourism:
Employment generation, Earning of foreign Exchange, National integration, Regional development, Patronage to handicraft and arts, International understanding and world peace. Cultural Exchanges and development of human relations.
STUDY - Tourism Promotion in India:
Fiscal and non-fiscal incentives for tourism, concessions granted by Central and State Government’s declaration and consequences of tourism as an industry.
MBA Tourism and Hotel Management Subjects