Tourism and Tour Operating
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Turism ja reisikorraldus
Course title in English
Tourism and Tour Operating
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
The aim of the course is to give the overview about the history of travelling and tourism, the concepts, terminology and development of tourism all over the World and in Estonia.
The organising of the traveling and the practical tour operating. The students must compile a travel package for the end of the course.

Brief description of the course
The travelling and the tourism. The phases of the historical development of the tourism. The statistical tourist and the crossings of the border. Different types of the tourism. Historical development of the tourism. Tourism today. The tourism environment: economic, socio-cultural, political, technological,political. Interaction of tourism and the environment. National Tourism Development Plan 2014–2020. The Tourism Act. Tourism resources, tourism product, travel package. The phases of a trip. The demand for tourism. Tourist destinations.
Travel trade: travel agency and tour operator. Tourist transport. Accommodation and catering services. Travel documents and visas. Travel insurance. Foreign bill. The custom regulations. Arranging and operating a tour: the components of the package
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge in main principles of tourism;
- is able to compile and plan tourism tours and travel packages individually.
külalislektor Jüri Toomel, koordineerib Reeda Tuula-Fjodorov