Tourism Law and Ethics (TOUR114) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Tourism Law and Ethics TOUR114 2. Semester 3 0 0 3 7
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. İbrahim Birkan
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Students knowledge’s about law will be improved about tourism by building on basıc concepts of law course.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To express the basic terms related to law.
  • To restate the terms and features of tourism law.
  • To explain the three basic laws that regulate tourism.
  • To list in order the missions of Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
  • To recognize the laws that related with tourism
Course Content Specialties of tourism law, notions, and three main laws that are numbered as 2634, 1618 and 4848 in Tourism Law.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to tourism Law Chapter 1
2 Freedom of Travelling Chapter 2
3 Law number: 2634 Chapter 3
4 Law About Certifying of Tourism Companies 1 Chapter 4
5 Law About Certifying of Tourism Companies 2 Chapter 5
6 Law about the relation of Tourism Companies with each other, Customers and Ministry Chapter 6
7 Law about use of Thermal Waters Chapter 7
8 Mid-term Exam Mid-term Exam
9 Law About Yacht Tourism Chapter 8
10 Law Number: 1618 Chapter 9
11 Law about Professional Tourist Guides Chapter 10
12 Law number 4848 - 1 Chapter 11
13 Law number 4848 - 2 Chapter 12
14 Law of WTO Chapter 13
15 Review Review
16 Final Exam Final Exam


Course Book 1. John R. Goodwin, Jolie R. Gaston; Hotel, hospitality, and tourism law.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 20
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 25
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 55
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
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 Have a basic knowledge of theories, facts and principles related to tourism and tourism management. X
2 To have information about the economic, cultural, social and environmental dimensions of tourism. X
3 Have knowledge of general business and economics and understand the strategies of human resources management, food and beverage applications, accounting and finance, management and marketing and service marketing in tourism enterprises. X
4 Knows the national and international legal regulations, social, environmental and professional ethical values related to the field of tourism and develops appropriate behaviors to ethics. X
5 Demonstrates reading, comprehension, speaking and writing skills in English at least at the B2 level of European Language Portfolio X
6 Demonstrates reading, comprehension, speaking and writing skills at a general level of European Language Portfolio A2 in Russian, French, German or Spanish. X
7 Uses the information about Tourism and Hotel Management in the business settings and profession; use information and communication technologies and software related to the field. X
8 Carries out the service processes related to Tourism and Hotel Management in line with the needs and demands of the consumers and proposes solutions to the problems that will affect the service processes. X
9 Generates professional knowledge from the data and synthesizes, analyzes, interprets and evaluates the produced knowledge; gain the ability of doing research project preparation and using the information in solving the problems; makes personal and professional development permanent X
10 He / she takes care of personal care, hygiene, clothing and appearance as required by the tourism sector. X
11 Communicates effectively with written, oral, non-verbal and visual ways and demonstrates presentation skills, works effectively as a team and independently. X
12 Recognize and understand different cultures and interact with guests from different cultures. X

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 15 5 75
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 30 30
Total Workload 173