BKR_GCR Geography - Tourism

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Martin Šauer, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Jiří Vystoupil, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Milan Viturka, CSc.
Department of Regional Economics and Administration - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Ing. Iveta Suchomelová Vašíčková
Sun 22. 2. 12:50–15:20 P304, Sun 5. 4. 12:50–15:20 P304
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
understand the patterns of spatial distribution of tourism;
explain importance of location, selective and realization conditions of tourism;
analyze demand factors of tourism;
assess the causes and consequences of regional differences in spatial distribution of tourism;
  • Tourism as object and subject of geographic research;
  • Localization factors and conditions of tourism;
  • Selective factors and conditions of tourism;
  • Realization factors and conditions of tourism, i.e. infrastructure;
  • Spatial organization of tourism and recreation (regionalization, typology of tourism resorts, second homes);
  • Cartographic approaches and methods in tourism;
  • Recreation landscape and factors influencing its use;
  • Impacts of tourism on geographic environment (social and physical environmental impacts);
  • International tourism;
  • Regional tourism geography in Europe;
  • 1. VYSTOUPIL J., ŠAUER, M.: Geografie cestovního ruchu. Brno : MU - ESF, 2006. 192 s. Distanční studijní opora.
  • VYSTOUPIL, Jiří, Andrea HOLEŠINSKÁ, Josef KUNC, Jaroslav MARYÁŠ, Daniel SEIDENGLANZ, Martin ŠAUER, Petr TONEV and Milan VITURKA. Atlas cestovního ruchu České republiky (Tourism Atlas of the Czech Republic). 1st ed. Praha: Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj ČR, 2006. 156 pp. ISBN 80-239-7256-1. info
  • HALL, C. Michael and Stephen PAGE. The geography of tourism and recreation : environment, place and space. 3rd ed. London: Routledge, 2006. xxi, 427. ISBN 0415335612. info
  • WOKOUN, René and Jiří VYSTOUPIL. Geografie cestovního ruchu a rekreace I. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1987. 250 s. info
Assessment methods
Teaching methods:
Form of examination:
final written test,
seminar work(POT)
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.

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