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ECONOMICS OF TOURISM AND TRANSPORT

CODE 98210
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 10715 VALORIZZAZIONE DEI TERRITORI E TURISMI SOSTENIBILI (LM-80) - SAVONA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/06
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The module aims at applying key knowldge of the economics principles into the Touristic market, mainly focusing on the impact the tourism on the regional economy and the role of transport in shaping tourism markets.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims at providing an in depth information on different kinds of tourism, their evolution over time and the determinants of the demand for tourism. The role of territorial accessibility will also be investigated, namely in establishing the boundaries for potential tourism market areas within an economic region, with a look to both physical or incorporeal infrastructure and to the supply of services. Finally, students will be given a full information about the production of transport services with a specific focus on passenger transportation.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The student will be capable of correctly assessing economics elements (e.g. inflation, derived demand, income) and how these factors impact on different forms of tourism. Moreover, both transport infrastructure and services will be assessed in order to investigate how they can impact on different tourism market organisations.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Traditional lectures and tutorials

     

    Due the Covid pandemic, the teaching strategy might be subject to modifications in accordance with the relevant University regulation. 

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Principle of Tourism Economics

    Demand determinants

    Supply determinants

    Elasticity

    Pricing and Tourism Markets

    Accessibility and impact on regional economy

    Growth and Sustainability

    Transport

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Main Textbook is "Economia del Turismo e delle Destinazioni" (Candela e Figini).

    Further reading materials and alternative (English) textbooks will be discussed and presented during the first lecture of the module.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    ALESSIO TEI (President)

    NICOLETTA VARANI

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Lectures will start on February 25th 2022 (Semester 2).

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam and in-class activity.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The oral exam will be focused on the discussion of key concepts and basic elements of transport and tourism economics. The In class acitivty will be dedicated to the application of key concepts on real case studies.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    12/01/2023 09:00 SAVONA Orale
    26/01/2023 09:00 SAVONA Orale
    16/02/2023 09:00 SAVONA Orale