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1st Sem Prin Tour

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UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS
College of Tourism & Hospitality Management1
st
Semester SY 2010 ± 2011
COURSE OUTLINE
Course Code: Tour 101A Credit Units: 3 (units)Course Title: Principles of Tourism
I. COURSE DESCRIPTION
A three unit course that deals with the basic concepts and components of tourism. Specific discussion arefocused on the overview of study of Tourism, its status and trends in the country; various psychological, cultural,environmental, social and economic impact of tourism in the country.
II. COURSE OBJECTIVES
At the end of the course the students are expected to:1. Develop a comprehensive and coherent conceptual framework for understanding tourism industry as molded byman, his way of life and environment.2. Distinguish the basic principles, concepts and theories pertaining to the behavioral, sociological, political,economic and environmental aspects of tourism.3. Sustain interest in valuing the proper attitude and ethics in the practice of tourism as profession.4. Present a short skit, panel discussion or debate reflecting current issues about tourism industry
III. COURSE CONTENT
 Subject Matter Time Frame Evaluation
I. Tourism In Perspective
y
 
Definition of Tourism
y
 
I
mpacts of Tourism
y
 
inds of Travelers
y
 
inds of TourismWeek 1-2 Seatwork Homework RecitationQuizzes
2
. Tourism Through Ages/ History of Tourism
y
 
E
arly beginnings
y
 
E
arly tourist attractions
y
 
F
irst travel agents
y
 
Chronologies of travelWeek 3-4 Seatwork Homework RecitationQuizzes
3
. Terminologies for Travel & Tourism
Week 5-6QuizzesSeatwork Homework Recitation
 
4. World, National, Regional, Other Organizations
 
y
 
I
nternational Organizations
y
 
 N
ational and Regional Organizations
y
 
Developmental Organization
5. Pleasure Travel Motivation
y
 
B
asic Travel Motivations
y
 
Travel Motivations as Related to gender, Ageand
E
ducation
y
 
Travel Constraint
y
 
Classification of TravelersWeek 7-8QuizzesSeatwork Homework Recitation
6. The Sociology of Tourism
 
y
 
The Social
E
ffects of Tourism* on the individual* on the family* on the societyWeek 9-10 Seatwork Long QuizHomework 
7. Tourism Components and Supply
y
 
Tourism Components* natural resources* infrastructure* superstructure* transportation* hospitality and cultural resources
y
 
Tourism Supply* direct provider * support services* developmental organizationWeeks 11-12QuizzesSeatwork Homework Recitation
 
 
8. Tourism¶s Economic Impact
y
 
The nature of Tourism as an
E
conomic Activity* the positive and negative impacts of tourism to the economy* measuring the economic impact of tourism* measures to maximize economic potentialof tourism
9
. Tourism and the Environment
 
y
 
The
E
nvironment as Tourism Resource* the positive and negative impact of tourism to the environment
y
 
Measures to maximize the negative impact of Tourism
y
 
E
co-Tourism* its beginnings and concept* factors to be considered in economics* activities in eco-tourismWeeks 13-14 QuizHomework Seatwork 
10
. Travel and Tourism Research
y
 
I
llustrative uses of Travel Research
y
 
The State of the Art
y
 
The Travel Research Process
y
 
Sources of 
I
nformation
y
 
B
asic Research MethodsWeeks 15-16 QuizzesSeatwork Homework Recitation
11
. Tourism Future
y
 
F
uture Trends in Tourism* world travel trends* Philippine travel trends
 
Week 17-18 QuizzesSeatwork Homework Recitation
VI. TEACHING METHODOLOGY AND STRATEGIES

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