Travel Management (TUR514) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Travel Management TUR514 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gonca Güzel Şahin
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To teach the functions of travel enterprises and their importance for tourism industry.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To teach the functions of travel enterprises and their importance for tourism industry.
  • To teach the types of travel enterprises and their organizational structures, their importance in tourism industry and functions.
Course Content Enterprises in travel business, their foundation, juristicial and organizational structure.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Historical process of travel and travel enterprises Chapter 1
2 Distribution system in tourism and the importance of travel enterprises in distribution systems Chapter 2
3 Organizational structure and juristical legislation of travel enterprises Chapter 3
4 Travel agencies and their functions Chapter 4
5 Tour operators and their functions Chapter 5
6 Package tour, tour types and the employees worked for tours Chapter 6
7 Tour planning, destination selecting, buying process and price determining Chapter 7
8 Tour executing, ground services, tour managing and completion Chapter 8
9 Mid-Term Exam Mid-Term Exam
10 Ticketing Chapter 9
11 Seminar Presentaions Seminar Presentaions
12 Seminar Presentaions Seminar Presentaions
13 Seminar Presentaions Seminar Presentaions
14 Seminar Presentaions Seminar Presentaions
15 Seminar Presentaions Seminar Presentaions
16 Fınal Exam Fınal Exam


Course Book 1. Nigel Evans,George Stonehouse,David Campbell(2003); Strategic Management for Travel and Tourism.Burlington

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 20
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 50
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts of tourism management
2 Analyzing and designing management techniques and practices in tourism organizations
3 Understanding the planning, organizing, executing, coordinating and control functions of tourism management, along with explanation and implementation of them
4 Understanding the strategic, tactical and operational dimensions of the tourism management
5 Ability to use the modern techniques and technological devices of tourism industry
6 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in alternative tourism areas
7 Concentrating practice along with theoretical frame of tourism management
8 Developing the skills of communication
9 Understanding the trends in the tourism industry
10 Having the quality consciousness in the tourism industry
11 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility in the tourism industry
12 Ability to effectively implement the business knowledge and skills in at least one of the following fields: service, marketing, finance, human resources and accounting in tourism management

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 10 5 50
Homework Assignments 9 3 27
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 125