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 1. To be able to combine and use the knowledge of their undergraduate program area with the knowledge of business administration.
2 2. To have knowledge about research methods and techniques and to be able to use them
3 3. To be able to produce creative and constructive solutions in cases of uncertainty and confusion in the field of business
4 4. To be able to comprehend the basic concepts and basic functions of business administration at the level of expertise.
5 5. To be able to plan and manage activities for the professional development of employees under his/her responsibility in professional activities and projects in his/her field.
6 6. To be able to produce innovative and creative ideas and to put these ideas into practice
7 7. To be able to carry out a study independently using the knowledge he has in the field of business administration and to take responsibility as a team member in cooperation with other professional groups working in this field.
8 8. To have the ability to reach scientific knowledge in the field of business, to monitor, evaluate and apply the current literature.
9 9. To be able to transfer information about the business area by using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods.
10 10. To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values.
11 11. To be able to work effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, to take responsibility, to make risk analysis, to keep up with change, to think critically and to use initiative in problem solving.
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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