TTM_GEOG101: Tourism Geography (Professional)

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About Course

This course is designed to introduce major tourism destinations. It comprises an in-depth study of most countries in the world. Students discover more about

  • Natural and man-made attractions
  • Culture, currencies, food, and beverage facilities
  • Hospitality establishments and documents required for travel
  • Geography of the tourism industry

The focus is on better understanding geography to succeed in the tourism industry: it shows how a realistic knowledge of destinations can translate into a travel and tourism career and success in tourism businesses where selling a destination is an essential skill for employment.

What Will You Learn?

  • Identify the latitude and longitude coordinate system using an atlas
  • Distinguish broad climate zones based on latitude, relief, and maritime influence
  • Differentiate between the major push and pull factors affecting tourism flow
  • Explain the different modes of transport, national airlines/codes, major airports, accommodation, food and beverage businesses, climate, attractions, and times zones of major tourism destinations
  • Design a cohesive itinerary for an individual’s vacation summarizing pull factors of specific tourism destinations

Course Content

Module 1

  • 00:00
  • 04:50
  • LO2: Summarize various Geographical resources
    00:00
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for Introduction to Physical Geography
  • Assignment: Introduction to Physical Geography
  • 00:00
  • 00:00
  • LO2: Enlist the key elements in Tourism Destination with brief explanation
    00:00
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for Key Elements in Selling Tourism Destination
  • Assignment: Key Elements in Selling Tourism Destination
  • Topic 3: North America
    00:00
  • LO1: Explain about the geography of North America
    00:00
  • LO2: Paraphrase the Climate & Vegetation of North America
    00:00
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for North America
  • Assignment: North America
  • 00:00
  • LO1: Discuss about physiography of Canada
    00:00
  • LO2: Explain in brief the famous Tourism Destinations of Canada
    00:00
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for North America-Canada
  • Assignment: North America-Canada
  • Topic 5: North America-Mexico
    00:00
  • 04:43
  • LO2: Enlist the Tourism Destinations of Mexico
    04:02
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for North America-Mexico
  • Assignment: North America-Mexico
  • Topic 6: South America
    00:00
  • LO1: List the locations, important facts & physical divisions of South America
    08:59
  • LO2: Explain famous rivers, countries, cities, and tourist destinations
    04:13
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for South America
  • Assignment: South America
  • Topic 7: The Caribbean
    00:00
  • LO1: Explain about the Caribbean Islands along with major cities
    04:35
  • LO2: Summarize the climate and vegetation of Caribbean
    03:04
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for the Caribbean
  • Assignment: The Caribbean
  • Topic 8: Europe
    00:00
  • LO1: Describe the various climate types and physical landforms of the European continent
    06:37
  • LO2: Outline the natural resources and tourist places of Europe
    01:59
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for Europe
  • Topic 9: Russia
    00:00
  • LO1: Discuss about the climate and physical landforms of Russia
    05:46
  • LO2: Compose a list of the natural resources and tourist places of Russia
    03:49
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for Russia
  • Topic 10: Africa
    00:00
  • LO1: Briefly describe the climate and culture of Africa
    06:48
  • LO2: Explain the physiography, climate, and tourist attractions of Africa
    08:35
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for Africa
  • Topic 11: Oceania
    00:00
  • LO1: Summarize the physiography of Oceania
    05:04
  • LO2: Describe the climate and vegetation of Oceania
    06:21
  • LO3: Solve the Quiz for Oceania
  • Topic 12: Asia
    00:00
  • LO1: List the key features of Asia
    02:55
  • LO2: Discuss the physiography of Asia
    05:11
  • LO3: List the various climate zones of Asia along with vegetation
    05:51
  • LO4: Solve the Quiz for Asia
  • Topic 13: Middle East Asia
    00:00
  • LO1: List and explain about various Middle East Countries
    07:19
  • LO2: Solve the Quiz for Middle East Asia
  • Module Based Quiz

Final Exam

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