Tourism Policy

Aims of the course

- Revise and upgrade knowledge in the field of tourism from under graduate study level
- get familiar with the concept and illustrations of tourism policy
- develop of format and instruments of the tourism policy and its power
- develop capabilities for shaping and practical employment of the tourism policy instruments on the cases from practice, with respect of the limitations from broader environment and
- qualify students to use theoretical knowledge on practical examples.

Course syllabus

1. Introduction
2. Tourism policy
2.1. Definiton
2.2. Tourism development and tourism impacts
2.3. Reasons for tourism policy (economic, cultural, social environmental, political)
2.4. Different tourism policies (employment, environmental policy, competitiveness, regional development; national, regional and destination tourism policies)
2.5. Instruments
2.6. Case studies on tourism development and tourism policy
3. The role of the state
4. Tourism, globalisation, liberalisation and deregulation
5. The role of international, national and regional tourism organisations
6. Tourism and tourism policy in EU
7. Strategy of tourism development and instruments of tourism policy - case studies on national and EU level

Course director(s)

  • Office Hours
  • Wednesday at 11:00 in RZ-106
  • Office Hours
  • Monday at 8:00 in RZ-101
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