Transport Systems and Tourism (NOT31O2)

  • Level of study undergraduate studies
  • Teacher: Ph.D. Ivan Ratkaj
  • Subject status: obligatory
  • ECTS: 4
  • Semester: V
  • Number of classes: 2+1

Systematic overview of transport. Analysis of relations between transport and tourism activity at different spatial levels - from local to global. Identifying the different roles of transport in a tourist product.

Students will be able to able to acquire comprehensive understanding of diversified mutual influences between transport and tourism, and to relate theory and practice. Students are expected to develop and apply appropriate knowledge and skills in a wide range of transport-related situations.

Theoretical lectures

1. Definition and types of transport. Individual and mass passenger transportation.
2-3. Transport as a spatial system: transport nodes, transport links and transport demand.
4. Historical development of transport.
5. Transport as a factor in the development of the economy and society.
6. Characteristics and structure of transportation costs. Tariffs in transport.
7-8). Models of transport accessibility.
9-11. Causal relations (positive and negative) between transport and tourism.
12-14. Transport as a subsystem of a tourist product. The role of transport in a tourist product.
15. Innovations in the organization of tourist trips.

Practical lectures

Preparation and writing of essay.

Transport as a system. Transport as a subsystem of tourism. Transport systems of the given territorial units and their interrelations with the tourist activity.

Duval, D.T. (2007). Tourism and Transport: Modes, Networks and Flows, Multilingual Matters, Ontario.

Marić, Đ. (2008). Saobraćajna geografija, Zavod zau džbenike i nastavna sredstva RS.

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