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First Year ( Second Semester)

TMT. 115.  Hospitality and Tourism

Course Description
This course will focus on the importance of hospitality and how it can help improve the tourism business. Issues of hospitality that the students will learn include time management, and other services like interpersonal communication tools between clients and tourists agents.

 

Textbooks:

1)   Hospitality and Tourism: An Introduction to the Industry by Robert A. Brymer (Paperback - Nov 1, 2003)
2)   Hospitality and Tourism: An Introduction to the Industry by Robert A. Brymer and Kathryn Hashimoto (Paperback - Aug 1, 2006)
3)   Heads in Beds: Hospitality and Tourism Marketing by Ivo Raza (Paperback - May 28, 2004)  

 

TMT. 116. Tourism and Ethics

Course Description
Students in this course will be able to learn the basic role of moral ethics and tourism. Ethical responsibilities are required so that students can be able to manage skills and responsibilities effectively. Some of the ethical issues to be taught in this course include: communication ethics, psychological and moral ethics, business ethics, leadership and management ethics. Another issue related to ethics that this course will address is that of research ethics. Tourism is a course that deals with interpersonal relations. Knowledge of ethical principles as it applies to tourism will become an integral part of this course.

 

Textbooks:

1)   Ethics in the Hospitality And Tourism Industry by Karen, Ph.D. Lieberman and Bruce Nissen (Paperback - Jun 30, 2005)
2)   The Ethics of Tourism Development (Routledge/Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism, and Mobility.) by Mick Smith and Rosaleen Duffy (Kindle Edition - Mar 16, 2007) - Kindle Book
3)   Tourism Ethics (Aspects of Tourism) by David A. Fennell (Paperback - Dec 30, 2005) 

TMT.117. Tourism and Recreation

Course Description
This course introduces students to the fundamental issue of recreation that is central to tourism. Since recreation and leisure are the driving force to the smooth functioning of tourism, students in this course will learn what recreation entails and how it can help tourists get the fullest from tourism. Some of the element of recreation like entertainment, relaxation, peace of mind, and climate will constitute the basic tools of this course. Students will also learn why recreation and tourism are interchangeable. Other issues that will be discussed in this course are parks, natural and man-made attractions.

Textbooks:

1.  Tourism, Recreation, And Climate Change (Aspects of Tourism) by C. Michael Hall and James E. S. Higham (Paperback - Mar 30, 2005)

2.   The Geography of Tourism and Recreation: Environment, Place and Space, Third Edition by C.Michael Hall and Stephen J.Page (Kindle Edition - April 16, 2007) - Kindle Book

3.   Tourism in the Age of Globalisation (Routledge Advances in Tourism) by Salah Wahab and Chris Cooper (Kindle Edition - Mar 14, 2007) - Kindle Book 

 

Second Year Tourism ( Program)

 

Second year ( First Semester)

TMT. 211. Transportation.

Course Description
This course will acquaint the students with the requisite knowledge on the means of transportation to achieve a successful tourism business. Since the primary aim of tourism is transporting tourists from place to place, means of transportation becomes primordial. The knowledge on how different means of transportation provide unique services to tourism business will be taught in this course. Safety tips and security techniques will also constitute important element that students in this course will study.

Textbooks:

  1. 1. Worldwide Destinations, Fourth Edition: The geography of travel and tourism by Brian Boniface and Chris Cooper (Kindle Edition - Jan 27, 2005) - Kindle Book
  2. 2. Integrating Tourism And Recreation Travel With Transportation Planning And Project Delivery by Lisa M. Petraglia (Paperback - Nov 30, 2004)
  3. 3. Tourism and Transport: Issues and Agenda for the New Millennium (Advances in Tourism Research) by Les M. Lumsdon and Stephen Page (Hardcover - Dec 16, 2003)

 

 

TMT. 212. Sustainable Tourism

Course Description
This course will enable the students to learn valuable insights into sustainability as it pertains to tourism. Issues like conservation and biodiversity as it relates to the tourism business will constitute the core of this course. Students will have the opportunity to acquire valuable knowledge in monitoring and evaluating techniques of tourism management for the purpose of continuity. Since tourism goes beyond regional confines, it will be very essential for students enrolled in this course to be able to distinguish between regional and state destinations as far as tourism is concern. Most of the issues and awareness about the sustainability of the tourism business both for the short and the long term will be covered in this course.

Textbooks:

  1. 1. Tourism and Sustainable Community Development (Routledge Advances in Tourism) by Greg Richards and erek Hall (Kindle Edition - Mar 14, 2007) - Kindle Book
  2. 2. Tourism and Sustainability: Development and New Tourism in the Third World, Second Edition by Martin Mowforth and Ian Munt (Kindle Edition - April 16, 2007)
  3. 3. Cases in Sustainable Tourism: An Experiential Approach to Making Decisions (Hospitality, Travel and Tourism) (Hospitality, Travel and Tourism) by Irene M. Herremans (Hardcover - May 5, 2006)

 

TMT. 213. Tourism and cross culturalism

Course Description
This course will acquaint the students on the importance of cross-cultural issues encountered in the tourism industry. Since tourism cannot effectively work without the participation of visitors from different cultural background, it is necessary that students be grounded in intercultural matters. The students will have to learn about different communication styles, food, taste, fashion, mannerisms, attitudes, customs and traditions of those coming from entirely different cultural backgrounds. This is important so that every tourist is satisfied to visit and learn about the country where the tour is being conducted.

Textbooks:

1.    Managerial Competence Within the Tourism and Hospitality Service Industries: Cross Cultural Dimensions (Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies) by John Saee (Hardcover - Oct 17, 2006)

2.      Advances in Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, Volume 1 (Advances in Culture) (Advances in Culture) by Arch G. Woodside (Kindle Edition - April 6, 2007) - Kindle Book

3.      Tourism, Culture and Regeneration by M. K. Smith (Paperback - Mar 19, 2007)

Second Year ( Second Semester)

 

TMT. 215. Tourism policy

                   Course Description

This course intends to inculcate the discipline of policy development in tourism. Students will be able to learn about the fundamental issues of economic, social and political forces that can shape the policy of the tourism industry. Policy issues are issues that relate to research and execution. Students in this course will learn how historical factors and governmental influences have helped to improve the tourism industry in the past and what policies are being fashioned now for the tourism industry in the future.

Textbooks:

  1. Tourism Policy and Planning: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow by Sr., David L. Edgell, Maria DelMastro Allen, Jason Swanson, and Ginger Smith (Paperback - Oct 28, 2007)
  2. Tourism Planning: Policies, Processes and Relationships by Colin Michael Hall and Michael Hall (Paperback - Sep 7, 1999)
  3. Tourism and Politics: Policy, Power and Place by Colin Michael Hall

TMT. 216. Applied research in tourism

                   Course Description

This course will enable the students to carry out quantitative, qualitative and mixed methodologies on issues facing the tourism industry. Since applied research is conducted to resolve pressing issues, it will be incumbent on the students to identify past and current issues affecting  the tourism industry that can be worth researching using archival data as well as human participants.

Textbooks:

1.    Qualitative Research in Tourism: Ontologies, Epistemologies and Methodologies (Routledge/Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism, and Mobility.) by Lisa Goodson (Paperback - April 16, 2004)

2.      Tourism and Social Identities (Advances in Tourism Research) by Peter M. Burns and Marina Novelli (Hardcover - Sep 14, 2006)

3.      The Critical Turn in Tourism Studies: Innovative Research Methodologies (Advances in Tourism Research) (Advances in Tourism Research) (Advances in Tourism Research) by Irena Ateljevic, Annette Pritchard, and Nigel Morgan (Hardcover - Mar 19, 2007)

 

TMT. 217. Sea and Air Tourism

                 Course Description

This course is design to fit the needs of the 21st and 22nd century tourism. Students will acquaint themselves with necessary tools needed to successfully carry out tourism in the sea and air. The knowledge about cruise ship or boat and how they are used to carryout successful tourism in the sea will be of paramount importance to students of this course. Since the space is gearing up for future tourism by humans it is necessary that students be prepared now on how to deal with some of the innovative styles with such unique form of tourism.

 

Textbooks:

  1. Water-Based Tourism, Sport, Leisure, and Recreation Experiences by Gayle Jennings (Hardcover - Dec 11, 2006)
  2. Ocean's End: Travels Through Endangered Seas by Colin Woodard (Paperback - Feb 19, 2001)
  3. Selling the Sea: An Inside Look at the Cruise Industry by Bob Dickinson and Andy Vladimir (Paperback - April 27, 2007)

Third Year ( First Semester)

   TMT. 301. Internship

                   Course Description

Students registered for this course will have to apply to selected tourism industries in the country or outside the country as the case maybe for internship training. This internship is credit-based. The target industry will have to send a report on the student's performance to the university.

 

TMT. 302. Practicum

                 Course Description         

Students registered for this course will do a practicum with units within the university dealing mainly with touristic matters.

 

TMT. 303. Tourism and Law1

                 Course Description

Students taking this course would be required to learn the usefulness of constitutional law and how it is applicable to the tourism industry. Students would be required to use law library resources and databases on law matters related to the successful operation of the tourism industry.  

Textbooks:

1.       Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law (Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law) by Karen Morris, Norman Cournoyer, and Anthony Marshall (Hardcover - Jun 27, 2007)

2.          Travel Agency Law by John Downes and Patricia Paton (Paperback - April 1993)

3.          Travel Law: Cases and Materials (Carolina Academic Press Law Casebook Series) by Robert M. Jarvis, John R. Goodwin, and William D. Henslee (Paperback - Jan 1998)

 

Third Year ( Second Semester)

TMT. 304. Tourism Law II

                 Course Description

Prerequisite ( Tourism Law I). This course is the advanced version of Tourism Law I. Students will be required to conduct mock trials on cases that are related to tourism infractions. They will be trained on using law court expertise to resolve tourism issues.

TMT. 305. Tourism Assessment

                 Course Description

Students will be able to learn the functions, techniques and nature of assessments in relation to tourism. Assessment techniques on the strengths and weaknesses of tourism business will be taught to students.

Textbooks:

  1. The Challenge of Tourism Carrying Capacity Assessment: Theory and  Practice (New Directions in Tourism Analysis) by Harry Coccossis and Alexandra Mexa (Hardcover - Jun 30, 2004)
  2. The Challenge of Tourism Carrying Capacity Assessment: Theory and Practice (New Directions in Tourism Analysis) by Harry Coccossis and Alexandra Mexa (Hardcover - Jun 30, 2004)
  3. Tourism and Global Environmental Change: Ecological, Social, Economic and Political Interrelationships (Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility) by S. G1ssling (Paperback - Jan 24, 2006

TMT. 306. Tourism Investment

                Course Description

This course will inculcate on the students the purpose and role of investment for successful tourism. Investment with capital and knowledge are the primary means of ensuring the future of the tourism business. Students will learn the value and techniques of short and long term investment and the risk factors.

 

Fourth Year ( First Semester)

TMT.401. Destination Management

 

Course Description

This course explores the socio-economic and political implications of destination management in relation to tourism. Tourists have the nature of the destination before embarking on the trip. It becomes incumbent then to train students to seek ways to effectively manage destinations with all the structure in place so as to make tourists comfortable.  

Textbooks:

1.    The Guide to Successful Destination Management (The Wiley Event Management Series) by Pat, CMP, CSEP, DMCP Schaumann (Hardcover - Mar 15, 2004)

2.    Destination Management by Rok Ovsenik and Iwona Kiereta (Hardcover - Nov 2006)

3.    Managing Tourism Destinations (Economics and Management of Tourism) by Andreas Papatheodorou (Hardcover - Jan 7, 2007)

TMT. 402. International Law and Tourism

 

Course Description

This course will acquaint the students on the importance of international law and how it can affect international tourism. Since tourism involves interacting with people and nation states, the role of international law is important for a successful completion of a degree in tourism. Students in this course will be able to learn the nature and role that laws within and without nation states can affect tourism.

Textbooks:

  1. Managing Tourism and Hospitality Services, Theory and International Applications by B. Prideaux, G. Moscardo, and E. Laws (Hardcover - Nov 3, 2006)
  2. International Law and the Environment by P. W. Birnie and Alan Boyle (Paperback - April 27, 2002)
  3. Principles of International Environmental Law 2nd Edition by Philippe Sands (Paperback - Nov 3, 2003)

TMT. 403. Internship in International Tourism

 

Course Description

 

Students in this course will be able to have experience and expertise in international tourism by working with international tourism company of their choosing. The credit for the course will be communicated to the University by the agency that the student worked with.

 

Fourth Year ( Second Semester)

TMT. 404. Practicum

Students in this course are required to undertake practicum with Zohery Tours company or any other company of their choice.

 

TMT. 405. Practicum II

Students in this course will have to work closely with an international tourism company in the country of their choosing to have experience in International tourism.

 

TMT. 406. Practicum III

Students who register for this course will have to work with Sea and Air Tourism Company of their choosing in any given selected country.

 
 
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