Tourism Geography (NOT22O3)

The objective of the course is to introduce students to the basics of tourism geography, numerous structural features and contemporary trends and geospatial transformations. Given that this program is based on a combination of theoretical, professional and applied knowledge, its main goal is to prepare and train students to independently perform specialized jobs in the field of tourism geography, and to define, based on the importance of historical, socio-geographical, economic and other factors types, forms and motives of tourist movements, perform the tourist regionalization of the world and Serbia.

Training students to understand the basic elements, motives and factors of tourism trends. It is especially important for students to be able to analyze the tourist resources, understand the function of space in tourism, inventory, systematisation of spaces and specially protected values through the application of these knowledge.

Theoretical lectures

Introduction. Contents of the course, goals and tasks of studying tourism geography
Development of tourism geography in the world and Serbia
Tourist values, divisions and species
Hydrographic tourist values, climate as a tourist value
Geomorphological tourist values and biogeographical tourist values
Anthropogenic tourist value - ethnographic and artistic
Ambient tourist values and tourist manifestations
World Cultural Heritage Objects
Tourist valorization - factors and methods
Tourist valorization of the mountains
Tourist valorization of the lake
Tourist regions
Tourism and spatial planning
Environmental protection and tourism
Tourism and traffic

Practical lectures

Addressing teaching topics through specific student tasks. Methodology of seminar work and defense of seminar papers. Calculating indicators, drawing graphic representations, analyzing and interpreting data, charts and maps.

Stanković M. S. (2008). Turistička geografija. Beograd: Zavod za udžbenike

Štetić S. (2008). Turistička geografija. Beograd

Stanković M. S. (2006). Jezera sveta. Beograd: Zavod za udžbenike

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