FESTIVAL AND CONFERENCE TOURISM

Type: For the student's choice

Department: department of tourism

Curriculum

SemesterCreditsReporting
84Setoff

Lectures

SemesterAmount of hoursLecturerGroup(s)
832Hrytsyshyn AnnaGRT-41s, GRT-42s, GRT-43s

Practical

SemesterAmount of hoursGroupTeacher(s)
832GRT-41sHrytsyshyn Anna
GRT-42sHrytsyshyn Anna
GRT-43sHrytsyshyn Anna

Course description

The course is designed to form knowledge on the development of festival and conference tourism in the world as well as in Ukraine, the features of these types of tourism, the history of their development and attractiveness for tourists. Functions and dysfunctions of festival tourism in the context of impact on tourist space, the main factors of the development of festival tourism in the second half of the 20th century will also be studied in the terms of the course. Students will get acquainted with the process of management and marketing of festival and conference tourism.

The aims of the course are to acquaint students with the essence, meaning, principles, forms of festival and conference tourism; to form fundamental knowledge and concepts of festival and conference tourism.

Recommended Literature

  • Cudny Waldemar. FESTIVAL TOURISM – THE CONCEPT, KEY FUNCTIONS AND DYSFUNCTIONS IN THE CONTEXT OF TOURISM GEOGRAPHY STUDIES. – GEOGRAFICKÝ ČASOPIS / GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL, Vol. 65, Issue 2, 2013. – P. 105–118.
  • Donald Getz. Event Tourism – Definition, Evolution and Research –Calgary : Elsevier, 2008. – P. 403–428.
  • José Manuel Hernández-Mogollón, José Antonio FolgadoFernández, Paulo Alexandre Oliveira Duarte. Event tourism analysis and state of the art. – European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Portugal, 2014. – P. 83–102.
  • O’Sullivan Diane, Marion J. Jackson. Festival Tourism: A Contributor to Sustainable Local Economic Development? – Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Vol. 10, Issue 4, 2002. – P. 325–342.
  • Skoultsos Sofoklis G., Paris Tsartas. EVENT TOURISM: STATEMENTS AND QUESTIONS. – TOURISMOS: AN INTERNATIONAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF TOURISM, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Spring 2009. – P. 293–310.

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