Geography of Tourism and Transport

Geography of Tourism and Transport

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 75

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 6

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Cigale Dejan, izr. prof. dr. Ogrin Matej


- Conceptual and theoretical bases of tourism and leisure study
- Approaches and main themes in geography of tourism and leisure
- Evolution of tourism and leisure
- Factors of tourism and recreation demand
- Factors of tourism and recreation supply
- Tourist place, tourist area
- Relation between transport and tourism
- Types of tourism
- Main recreational activities and their characteristics
- Tourism and recreation impacts (economic, environmental, socio-cultural, etc.).
- Tourism and recreation in various landscape types
- Main international tourism destinations
- Tourism in Slovenia
- Trends in tourism and leisure.
- Theoretical bases of transport and space study
- Development of transport systems through time
- Transport modes and space
- Transport planning
- Transport and environment
- Relations between transport demand and transport supply
- Transport in protected areas;
- Sustainable transport planning;
- Holistic view on transport as basic human activity