78359 - TOURISM POLICY AND PLANNING

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2016/2017

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

The course aims to explain the function of policy-making and planning in tourism by providing key concepts of tourism economics and governance of tourist destinations, and comparing and contrasting different national approaches of tourist policies. By the end of the course, students should be able to apply the basic tools of tourism policy and planning to a variety of international tourist destinations as well as to analyse situations and evaluate feasible solutions.

Programma/Contenuti

  1. Economics of Tourism Destinations
  2. Consumer Theory Applied to the Tourist
  3. Production in Tourism
  4. Supply of Tourism Services
  5. Tourism Markets
  6. Contracts in Tourism Markets
  7. ICT and the Tourism Sector
  8. Tourism, Development and Growth
  9. International Tourism: Real and Monetary Flows
  10. Country Case studies on Tourism Policy and Planning

Testi/Bibliografia

G. Candela and P. Figini, "The Economics of Tourism Destinations", Springer, 2012.

Metodi didattici

During the 60 teaching hours, respective arguments will be confronted in the order indicated in the program. After introducing the underlying theory behind the topics covered, presentation of country case studies and relevant exercises will be carried out.

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

The course will be concluded by a written examination.

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

Lectures, exercises, presentations.

Link ad altre eventuali informazioni

http://alirezanaghavi.altervista.org/teachings2017.html

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Alireza Jay Naghavi