541-0127/01 – Introduction to tourism (UT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Dominik Niemiec, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Dominik Niemiec, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KUB0247 Ing. Jan Kubáč
NIE096 Ing. Dominik Niemiec, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the subject is to acquaint students with the basic concepts of tourism. Another objective of the subject is to get students' orientation in the field of tourism so that when they study in detail the topics in other subjects perceive mutual relations in this area. The course informs about internationally defined concepts and definitions in tourism, deals with market rules and factors operating in the tourism, conditions necessary for the development of the tourism as well as current travel and tourism options in the world and in the Czech Lands, depending on economic and political developments in the given destination.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

Description of the main factors influencing the development of tourism. The impact of the recreational environment on humans and the risks associated with them. Market as a tourism area and related terms. Classification and description of individual forms of tourism. Current possibilities of tourism in the world. Capacity of the landscape and influence of the tourism on the landscape. Capacity of the landscape and influence of the tourism on the landscape. Characteristics and classification of services in tourism. Legislation in the field of tourism. Processing offer excursion and preparation tourism. Classification and description of transport services in tourism. Classification and description of accommodation and catering services in tourism. Options and types of insurance in the tourism area.

Compulsory literature:

1. JAYAPALAN, N.: Introduction To Tourism, Atlantic Publishers & Dist, 2001, 296 pp. ISBN 81-7156-977-3 2. LICKORISH, L. J., JENKINS, C. L.: An introduction to tourism. New York: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1997, 256 pp. ISBN 0750619562.

Recommended literature:

1. PLESNÍK, P., DLUHOŠOVÁ, R.: International tourism. Opava: Slezská univerzita v Opavě, 2016. ISBN 978-80-7510-199-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

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Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  18
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2017/2018 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism P Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism P Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (00) GMT P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (10) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism P Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism P Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan

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