COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Tour Operator and Travel Agencies * TUR   224 4 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Gökhan ÇOLAK
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.GÖKHAN ÇOLAK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
It is aimed to know the basic functions of Travel Agency which is one of the most important elements of the tourism sector and to ensure that the decisions to be made about post-school working life are healthy.
Content
Tour Operator and Travel Agencies

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Transfering basic knowledge about the concepts, theories and principles of the tourism and hotel management field.
X
2
Giving information about the professional standards, regulations and practices in the field of tourism and hotel management.
X
3
Giving information about internal and external environmental factors of the tourism and hotel organizations.
X
4
Giving information about the service delivery process and procedures in the field of tourism and hotel management.
X
5
Describing and applying the processes of planning, organizing, executing, coordinating and controlling functions of the tourism and hotel management.
X
6
Using the field related information in the business environment.
X
7
Using and recognizing the field related tools, technologies and physical environment.
X
8
Knowing a foreign language enough for understanding the terms of the international professional terms of tourism sector and for meeting the guest needs.
X
9
Having the basic computer knowledge as well as the ability to use the software about the information systems used in the hotel and restaurant business
X
10
Working as a team member and taking responsibility
X
11
Establishing effective interpersonal and intercultural communication
X
12
Making the health, safety and risk assessment regularly at the related field.
X
13
Adhering the ethical values and protecting the natural environment.
X
14
Being attentive about the hygiene, clothing and personal look
X
15
Constantly improving the knowledge, skills and competencies of the related field.
X
16
Having the ability to think critical, produce alternative solutions and obtain information from different sources and also analyze them
X
17
Having written and oral communication proficiency Being able to speak correct and effective, to convey information and ideas in speaking so others will understand, Having the ability to interpret and criticize, Having the high power of persuasion skill
X
18
Acting in accordance with social, scientific and professional ethical values.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Definition and explanation of today's most common tourism forms Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
2 Travel Agency Description Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
3 Travel Services Distribution Systems Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
4 Preferences of Travel Agencies Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
5 Diversity of Travel Agencies Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
6 Travel Agents Classified by Service Type Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
7 Subject Review Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
8 Mid-Term Exam Exam
9 Creating a Tour Program Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
10 Tour Program Cost Calculation Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
11 Definition and Disclosure of Tour Operators Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
12 Definition and Description of MICE Agencies Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
13 Definition and Description of DMC Agencies Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
14 Spatial distribution of tours in our country Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
15 Seasonal distribution of tours in our country Anlatım, Soru - Cevap
16-17 Term Exams Exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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