Tourism Politics (NOT41O3)

  • Level of study undergraduate studies
  • Teacher: Ph.D. Dobrica Jovičić
  • Subject status: obligatory
  • ECTS: 5
  • Semester: VII
  • Number of classes: 2+2

The objective of the course is to clarify the place and role of tourism policy at the local, regional, national and global level, which should contribute to the harmonization of private sector interests on the tourism market with public social interests.

Students will acquire competences for proper interpretation of the importance and role of tourism policy as a key segment of the tourism planning system. Training students to make decisions about the policy of tourism development in the private or public sector.

System approach to tourism planning. 2. Planning the development of a tourism destination. 3. Creating a public policy. 4. Models of policy making. 5. Concept and importance of tourism policy. 6. Objectives and tools for implementing tourism policy. 7. National and regional tourism policy. 8. A review of national tourism policies in the world. 9. Challenges and objectives of tourism policy in the coming period. 10. Specificity of tourism planning at the local level. 11. Business and development policy of tourism companies.

Dobrica Jovičić (2016): Menadžment i politika turističkih destinacija. Geografski fakultet. Beograd

Edgell et al. (2008): Tourism Policy and Planning. Elsevier; Hall, M. 2008. Tourism Planning:Policies, Processes and Relationships. Pearson.

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