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CODE 83682
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/12
TEACHING LOCATION
  • IMPERIA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The main aim of the course is to outline the development of the tourism sector placed within the economic and social changes occurred in Europe since the Early Modern Age.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide the students with the methodological and cultural basis for understanding the evolution of tourist consumption pattern and of the various forms of tourism firms with special attention to the last three centuries

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • identify the main stages of tourism development from the pre-industrial era to the dawn of the 21st century and understand how they fit within the period's broader economic and social changes;
  • assess the importance of the factors that have affected the evolution of tourism demand and supply in the long run;
  • apply the acquired knowledge on a conceptual and operational level with independent judgment;
  • express themselves correctly using the technical language typical of the field.

PREREQUISITES

None.

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lectures, occasional seminars on specific cases studies.

Students who have valid certification of physical or learning disabilities  and who wish to discuss possible accommodations or other circumstances regarding lectures, coursework and exams, should speak both with the instructor and with Professor Serena Scotto (scotto@economia.unige.it), the Department’s disability liaison.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The most relevant topics will be:

  • from pre-industrial economy to post-industrial society;
  • the consumer revolution and the advent of mass society;
  • the economic-historical analysis of tourism: issues and methods;
  • from the Grand Tour to modern tourism;
  • the evolution of tourism demand and supply in the 19th and 20th centuries;
  • the Belle Èpoque and the advent of luxury hotels;
  • the Italian case: regional patterns and models;
  • the case of the Liguria Region.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For textbooks and teaching material in English, Erasmus students are invited to contact the lecturer during office hours.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

See the teaching calendar of the Department.

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written examination

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written examination, with multiple choice and open ended questions.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please contact the lecturer by e-mail.

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

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