21100. Geography of Tourism . Group 11

Subject

Name21100 - Geography of Tourism
Group Grup 11 ( Campus Digital )
Academic Year 2019-20
Credits6 credits
Period 1st semester
Language English
Titulació
  • Double Degree in Economics and Tourism (2015) - First year
  • Degree in Geography - First year
  • Double Degree in Business Administration and Tourism - First year
  • Degree in Tourism - First year
  • Degree in Geography (2009 syllabus) - First year
  • Degree in History of Art (2014 syllabus) - Third year

Lecturers

LecturerOffice hours for students
Start timeEnd timeDay of the weekStart dateEnd dateLocation/Building
Hugo Capellá Miternique
hugo.capellahugo.capella@uib.euuib.eu
13:00h15:30h Monday 09/09/201914/07/2020 44-c, Edifici Guillem Colom
13:00h15:30h Thursday 09/09/201924/02/2020 44-c, Edifici Guillem Colom
13:00h15:30h Wednesday 17/02/202014/07/2020 44-c, Edifici Guillem Colom

Context

Knowing and understanding the spatial and temporal dimension of tourism will be the main aim of this subject. Its contents will deal with: theories, models and concepts of the Geography of tourism, going through its most important research methods and finally, analysing the patterns of spatial distribution of tourism offer and demand.

Requirements

Knowing and understanding the spatial and temporal dimension of Tourism will be the main aim of this subject. Is contents will deal with on the one hand ontheories, models and concepts of Geography of Tourism, going through its most important research methods, and on the other hand, based on anaysing the patterns of spatial dstirbution of tourism offer and demand, at regional and worlwide scale.

Essential

The classes will be conducted in English and Spanish. Students should have a good command of bothlanguages in order to understand the course content. Furthermore they will need to participate in the class discussions, expressing their own ideas, through written essays.

Skills

The competences indicate the capacities that the students should have at having taken this course.

Specific

  • CE2. Building up a global vision of tourism and understanding the links between the different subsystems and disciplines that it comprises.
  • CE-3. Recognizing the ways in which societies? social and spatial systems of organization influence types of tourism, the development of tourist seasons, and tourism impacts on the natural and human environments where tourism occurs.
  • CE-5. Demonstrating an overall awareness of the different forms that tourist destinations can take internationally and being able to analyse the different factors involved in their make-up.

General

  • CG2. Knowing how to apply technical and methodological knowledge to his/her work and doing so in a professional manner, integrating the different tourism-related subject areas that he/she has studied. Possessing the necessary skills and demonstrating them by putting forward and defending arguments and solving problems in relevant subject areas.
  • CG11. Having the capacity to gather and interpret relevant quantitative, qualitative and spatial data, so as to make judgements that entail critical reflection on relevant tourism-related subjects of a spatial, social, economic, legal, scientific and ethical nature.

Basic

You may consult the basic competencies students will have to achieve by the end of the degree at the following address: http://www.uib.eu/study/grau/Basic-Competences-In-Bachelors-Degree-Studies/

Content

The aim of this subject is analysing several aspects of the Geography of Tourism: definitions and the processes of social production of tourist spaces.

Thematic content

Introduction Geography and tourism
Block 1 Tourism in Europe
Theme 1 Mediterranean Europe
Theme 2 Atlantic, Nordic, Central and Oriental Europe
Block 2 Tourism in America and Antarctica
Theme 3 North America
Theme 4 Central America and Caribbean
Theme 5 South America and Antarctica
Block 3 Tourism in Asia and Oceania
Theme 6 Asia
Theme 7 Oceania
Block 4 Tourism in Africa and Middle East
Theme 8 Africa
Theme 9 Middle East

Teaching methodology

Theoretical and practical work. The latter will be developed through practical work in the classroom and on the field.

Attended activities (2,4 credits, 60 hours)

TypeNameG. typeDescriptionHours
Theory classes Lessons Large group (G)

Contents explanation.

40
Practical classes Individual work Large group (G)

The student individually should be analyse a Mallorca tourist area. Student may submit a report.

5
Practical classes Group work Large group (G)

The students in group should be analyse an international destination. Every group may submit a document and also the students have to report their output using the audio-visual equipment to the rest of the class.

15

At the beginning of the semester the subject schedule will be available to students through the UIBdigital platform. This schedule will at least include the dates for the continuous assessment exams and assignment deadlines. Furthermore, the lecturer will inform students as to whether the subject syllabus will be carried out according to the schedule or otherwise, including Campus Extens.

Non-attended activities (3,6 credits, 90 hours)

TypeNameDescriptionHours
Individual self-study Essays

Essays preparation and work field.

60
Group self-study Essays

Essays preparation.

30

Specific risks and protective measures

The learning activities of this course do not entail specific health or safety risks for the students and therefore no special protective measures are needed.

Student learning assessment

This subject will be evaluated through:

- Two test exams.

- Practical activities (individual and group work)

In accordance with article 33 of the Academic Regulations, "regardless of the disciplinary procedure that may be followed against the offending student , the demonstrably fraudulent performance of any of the evaluation elements included in the teaching guides of the subjects will lead, at the discretion of the teacher, to an undervaluation in the qualification that may suppose the qualification of "suspense 0" in the annual evaluation of the subject".

Lessons
Type Theory classes
Technique Objective tests ( retrievable )
Description

Contents explanation.

Assessment criteria

The theoretical content will be evaluated through two test exams of (25%).

Final grade percentage: 50%

Individual work
Type Practical classes
Technique Student internship dissertation ( non-retrievable )
Description

The student individually should be analyse a Mallorca tourist area. Student may submit a report.

Assessment criteria

Mallorca tourist area should be analyzed by the student individually and presented as a written essay.

Final grade percentage: 20%

Group work
Type Practical classes
Technique Papers and projects ( non-retrievable )
Description

The students in group should be analyse an international destination. Every group may submit a document and also the students have to report their output using the audio-visual equipment to the rest of the class.

Assessment criteria

International tourist destination should be analyzed by students in groups. in a written text (15%) and an oral presentation (15%).

Final grade percentage: 30%

Essays
Type Individual self-study
Technique Student internship dissertation ( non-retrievable )
Description

Essays preparation and work field.

Assessment criteria

International tourist destination should be analyzed by students in groups. in a written text (15%) and an oral presentation (15%).

Final grade percentage: 0%

Essays
Type Group self-study
Technique Papers and projects ( non-retrievable )
Description

Essays preparation.

Assessment criteria

Mallorca tourist area should be analyzed by the student individually and presented as a written essay (20%)

Final grade percentage: 0%

Resources, bibliography and additional documentation

The teacher will provide the work material to the students in class sessions, theoretical and practical, and through Aula digital.

Basic bibliography

Alonso, J. & Pardo, C.J. (2009) Geografía turística mundial. Editorial Universitaria Ramón Areces, Madrid.
Diego A. Barrado & Jordi Calabuig (eds) (2001) Geografía mundial del turismo. Síntesis, Madrid.
C. Michael Hall & Stephen J. Page. (2005) The geography of tourism and recreation :environment, place, and space. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York.
Alain Mesplier & Pierre Bloc-Duraffour (2000) Geografía del turismo en el mundo. Síntesis, Madrid.
Atlas de Geografía Universal. Ed. VOX. 2008

Additional bibliography


Alonso, J. (2004). Geografía de los recursos y actividades turística. Editorial Universitaria Ramón Areces,
Madrid.
Alonso, J. (2004). Geografía turística: general y de España. Editorial Universitaria Ramón Areces, Madrid.
Alonso, J. (2004). Geografía turística: Europa y del resto del mundo. Editorial Universitaria Ramón
Areces,Madrid.
Antón Clavé, S. & González Reverté, F. (coord) (2007). A propósito del turismo. La construcción social del
espacio turístico. Editorial UOC, Barcelona.
Bigné, J.E. i López Castellón, D. (dirs.) (1999). Planificación territorial y comercialización
turística.Universitat Jaume I, Castelló.
Boniface, B. i Cooper, C. (2009) Worldwide destinations. Casebook. Routledge, Londres.
Boniface, B. & Cooper, C. (2012) (6th ediition). Worldwide destinations. The geography of travel and
tourism.Routledge, Londres.
Casari, M. i Pedrini, L. (1996). Geografía del turismo. Ulrico Hoepli, Milano, 2a ed.
Crouch, D. (ed) (1999).Leisure/tourism geographies: practices and geographical knowledge.
Routledge,Londres.
Davidson, R. (2001). Viajes y turismo en Europa. Síntesis, Madrid.
Fernández Fuster, L. (1991). Geografía general del turismo de masas. Alianza Editorial, Madrid.
Hall, C.M. i Page, S.J. (2005). The geography of tourism and recreation: environment, place, and space.
Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, New York.
Harrison, D. (2001), Tourism and the less developed world: issues and case studies. CABI Pub, New York.
Ioannides, D. i Debbage, K. (ed) (1998). The economic geography of the tourist industry: a supply side
analysis.Routledge, London.
Ioannides, D.; Apostolopoulos, Y.; i Sonmez, S. (eds) (2001). Mediterranean Islands and sustainable
development. Practices, management and policies. Continuum, London.
Jurdao, F. (ed) (1992). Los mitos del turismo. Endymion, Madrid.
Lew, A., Hall, C.M., Williams, A.M. (eds) (2004). A companion to tourism. Blackwell, Oxford.
Lew, A.; Hall, C.M. i Timothy, D. (2008). World Geography of travel and tourism. Butterworth-
Heinemann,Amsterdam, Londres.
Lozato-Giotart, J.P. (1990). Geografía del turismo: del espacio contemplado al espacio consumido. Masson,
Barcelona.
Lozato-Giotart, J.P. (1990). Mediterráneo y turismo. Masson, Barcelona.
Mowforth, M. i Munt, I. (2009) (3ª ed) Tourism and sustainability: new tourism in the Third World. Routledge,
Londres.
Sharpley, R. i Telfer, D.J. (ed) (2002). Tourism and development. Concepts and issues
. Channel View Publications, Clevedon.
Shaw, G. i Williams, A.M. (1994). Critical issues in tourism. A geographical perspective. Blackwell, Oxford.
Shaw, G. i Williams, A.M. (2004). Tourism and tourism spaces. SAGE, London.
Turner, L. i Ash, J. (1991). La horda dorada. El turismo internacional y la periferia del placer. Endymion,
Madrid.
Urry, J. (1990). The tourist gaze. Sage, London.
Vera, F. (coord) (2011). Análisis territorial del turismo y planificación de destinos turísticos. Tirant lo Blanch,
Valencia.
Wahab, S. i Cooper, C. (ed) (2001). Tourism in the age of globalisation. Routledge, London, New York.
Williams, S. (1998). Tourism Geography. Routledge, London.

Other resources

1. DICTIONNARIES

Alcaraz Varó, E. (2006) Diccionario de términos de turismo y de ocio: inglés-español; spahish-english. Ariel, Barcelona.
Jafari, J. (ed) (2000) Encyclopedia of tourism. Routledge, London.
Montaner Montejano, J.; Antich Corgos, J. i Arcarons Simón, R. (1998) Diccionario de turismo. Síntesis, Madrid.

2. JOURNALS

ANNALS OF TOURISM RESARCH
CUADERNOS DE TURISMO.
ESTUDIOS Y PERSPECTIVAS EN TURISMO
ESTUDIOS TURÍSTICOS
HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL&TOURISM RESEARCH
JOURNAL OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM RESEARCH
JOURNAL OF SUSTANAIBLE TOURISM
JOURNAL OF TOURISM STUDIES
LEISURE STUDIES. THE JOURNAL OF THE LEISURE STUDIES ASSOCIATION
PAPERS DE TURISME
PASOS. REVISTA DE TURISMO Y PATRIMONIO
REVISTA DE ANÁLISIS TURÍSTICO
TOURISM GEOGRAPHIES
TOURISM MANAGEMENT


3. STATISTICS DATA

ORGANIZACIÓN MUNDIAL DEL TURISMO. OMT/WTO
http://www.unwto.org
WTTC (WORLD TRAVEL AND TOURISM COUNCIL)
http://www.wttc.org
EUROSTAT
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php?title=Tourism_statistics/es
INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE ESTADÍSTICA. INE
http://www.ine.es/
INSTITUTO DE ESTUDIOS TURÍSTICOS. MINISTERIO DE ECONOMÍA Y HACIENDA
http://www.iet.tourspain.es
INSTITUT D'ESTADÍSTICA DE LES ILLES BALEARS. IBESTAT.
https://ibestat.caib.es/ibestat/inici