Introduction to Tourism (NOT11O1)

Presenting an initial knowledge of tourism as a complex socio-cultural, economic and spatial phenomenon; Determination of structural, functional and typological characteristics of a tourism phenomenon; Defining spatial, sociological and economic dimensions in tourism; Analysis of the importance and characteristics of touristtraffic as the most complex category of tourism phenomenon;

Training students to identify, systematize and classify elements of tourism flows, as well as tourist attractions that are the main incentives for such flows; The development of creative and critical thinking of students on the functions, factors and forms of tourism transport, through considering the transformation of geographic space, caused by the tourist traffic; Adoption of essential knowledge needed for the implementation of a complex process of tourist valorization;

Theoretical lectures

Concept, definitions, structure and categories of tourism; 2. Framework and methodological principles of tourism research; 3. Tourist needs; 4. Development of theoretical thought on tourism 5. Elements of touristmovements and functions of tourism; 6. Tourist attractions; 7. Elements and methods of tourist valorization; 8. Factors and forms of tourist movements; 9. Factors and forms of tourist consumption; 10. Tourism as a development factor; 11. Tourismoperations; 12. Human resources and organization in tourism; 13. Tourism resource base; 14. Hotel industry and transport as the material basis of tourism; 15. Basics of tourism planning.

D. Jovičić: Uvod u turizmologiju, Geografski fakultet, Be­o­grad, 2013.

Lickorish, L., Jenking, C. (2006): Introduction in Tourism.Split: EKOKON.

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