Convenor & Coordinator
Prof. K.V. Bhanumurthy
Dr. Abha Mathur
The application course aims to familiarize the students with a brief background of tourism, its concepts, development and scope with special reference to India.
Expected Learning Objectives
Considering that Tourism Industry is experiencing a phenomenal growth world over, a student who has studied this course would be equipped to work in a Travel agency. Required: Some knowledge of computers and an idea about Information Technologies
Marks Wise details
Total Marks Break-up-of Marks : : 75 marks 25 marks 100
Annual Examination : Internal Assessment :
Students other than in Regular course shall have annual examination for 100 marks.
Structure of Question Paper
5 Questions of 15 marks each with internal choice. Each Question may have sub parts of equal/unequal mark distribution out of 15 marks.
Syllabus Detail with required number of lectures.
Topic Unit-I - Tourism: Concepts & Perspectives - Tourism Products - Tourism Economy - Approaches to Tourism Development Total lessons in Unit I & 6 Total Lectures = 6 7 7 6 26 2 Lectures
Topics Unit – II - Air, Road and Rail Travel arrangements - Travel Organisations - Basics of Ticketing Total Lesson in Unit – II - 4 Total Lectures
No. of lectures
7 4 5
Unit – III - Tourism Marketing - Tourism and changing communication technologies 10 6
- Computer Reservation System Total lesson in Unit – III– 4 Total Lectures
Unit – IV - Tourism in India - Globalization and Tourism - Tourism: Incoming & Outgoing Total Lessons in Unit – V – 6 Total Lectures 21 7 9 5
Unit – V - Emerging Dimensions - Emerging Concepts for Effective Tourism - Emerging Tourism Scenario - Socio- Cultural and Ecological Impact of Tourism Eco-friendly Tourism Total Lessons in Unit V - 3 Total Lectures 15 6 3 6