Characteristics of World Destinations

Main topics of study:

Introduction to the Geography of Tourism:

  • Leisure, Recreation & Tourism
  • Geography & Tourism
  • Forms of Tourism

The Geography of Demand for Tourism:

  • Leisure, Recreation & Tourism – A Basic Human Right?
  • The Demand for Tourism – Concepts & Definitions
  • Effective Demand
  • Suppressed Demand

The Geography of Resources for Tourism:

  • Introduction
  • Resources for Tourism
  • Tourism Resources at the World Scale
  • Tourism Resources at the National Scale
  • Tourism Resources at the Local Scale

Climate & Tourism:

  • Introduction
  • The World Climate Scene
  • Climate Elements & Tourism
  • World Climate
  • World Climate Zones

The Geography of Transport for Travel & Tourism:

  • Introduction
  • Principles of Interaction
  • The Elements of Transport
  • Transport Costs & Pricing
  • Transport Modes, Routes & Networks
  • Air Transport
  • Surface Transport

Introduction to the Geography of Europe:

  • Introduction
  • Physical Features
  • Cultural Features
  • Tourism Demand
  • Supply of Tourism
  • The Organisation of Tourism in Europe

Introduction to the Geography of Britain:

  • Introduction
  • The Physical Setting of Tourism
  • Change in Postwar British Society
  • Demand for Tourism in British Form
  • British Resident’s Demand for Tourism
  • The Supply of Tourism in Britain

The Tourism Geography of England & the Channel Islands:

  • The South
  • The South-West
  • East Anglia
  • The Midlands
  • The North
  • The Offshore Islands

The Tourism Geography of Scotland, Wales & The Isle of Man:

  • Scotland
  • Wales

The Tourism Geography of Ireland:

  • An Introduction
  • The Republic of Ireland
  • Northern Ireland

Scandinavia:

  • Introduction
  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • Iceland

The Benelux Countries:

  • Introduction
  • The Netherlands
  • Belgium
  • Luxembourg

Central Europe:

  • Introduction
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Germany

France:

  • Introduction
  • The Demand for Tourism in France
  • The Supply of Tourism in France
  • Tourism Organisation in France
  • Tourist Regions in France

Spain & Portugal:

  • Introduction
  • Spain
  • Gibraltar
  • Portugal

Italy:

  • Introduction
  • The Organisation & Supply of Tourism
  • Tourism Demand
  • Tourism Attractions & Resources

Malta, Greece & Cyprus:

  • Introduction
  • Malta
  • Greece
  • Cyprus

Eastern Europe & The CIS:

  • Introduction
  • Tourism Resources of Eastern Europe
  • The Czech Republic
  • Slovakia (The Slovak Republic)
  • Hungary
  • Poland
  • The Baltic States
  • The Balkan Countries
  • The Republics of the Former Yugoslavia
  • Albania
  • The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

The Middle East:

  • Introduction
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Syria
  • Lebanon
  • Turkey
  • The Arbanian Peninsula
  • Iran & Iraq

Africa & The Islands of the Indian Ocean:

  • Introduction
  • North Africa
  • East Africa
  • Southern Africa
  • The Islands of the Western Indian Ocean
  • West Africa
  • Central Africa
  • The Atlantic Islands

South Asia:

  • Introduction
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Afghanistan
  • The Maldives
  • Sri Lanka
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan

East Asia:

  • Introduction
  • South East Asia
  • The Far East

North America:

  • Introduction
  • The United States
  • The Demand for Tourism
  • The Supply of Resources
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • The Regional Setting for Tourism
  • Canada
  • Tourism Resources
  • Transport
  • The Regional Setting for Tourism
  • Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)

Latin America & The Caribbean:

  • Introduction
  • The Caribbean Islands
  • Mexico
  • Central America
  • South America

Australasia:

  • Introduction
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • The Pacific Islands
  • Antarctica