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St.

Josephs College of Commerce (Autonomous)


#163, Brigade Road, Bangalore 560 025
LESSON PLAN II SemB. Com TT

Dr. Anupama S. Kotur (Kaddi)


Subject Name: Geography in Travel Planning
Subject Code: C2 15 AR 204

Lecture hours: 60

Objective: The knowledge of Geography shall give an extra edge to the students in designing the
itineraries for travellers. It shall provide an insight to the students on various travel destinations
around the world.

No. of Methodology/ Evaluation/


Sl. UNIT & OBJECTIVES Lecture Instructional learning
No Hours techniques confirmation
Unit
Introduction 4 Hours
1
Definition - Inter-Relation between geography and Question and
1 2 Hrs Lecture
tourism - Geographical components of tourism Answer
Lecture & Question and
2 Approaches of study to Geography of Tourism. 2 Hrs
Case Study Answer
Unit
Physical Geography 8 Hours
2
How to read maps based on latitude and longitude 2 Hrs
Lecture&
- Exercises on plotting ofimportantcities and
1 Illustration Assignment
countries

Scale of the map and measurement of the distance 2 Hrs Lecture &
on map, Illustration
Question and
2 useofconventionalsignsandsymbolsinmapsandsign Answer
sespeciallysignificantfortourismsector

Time difference, Time Zones, IST (Indian Standard 2 Hrs Lecture &
Time), GMT(Greenwich Mean Time) International Illustration Group
3
Date Line, Day light saving time Activity

Timecalculation,Journey/Elapsed time and city 2 Hrs Lecture &


Question and
4 time calculation Illustration
Answer
Unit 10
World Geography
3 Hours
Major tourist attractions around the world 2 Hrs Group
1 Lecture
America-North, South- Europe, Activity
Asia,Africa and Australasia - 3 Hrs Group
2 Lecture
Activity
Continent wise country profile- capitals and 3 Hrs Lecture & Question and
3 currencies -majorairports Illustration Answer

Major Geographical features - Climatic 2 Hrs Lecture & Question and


conditions, Major Oceans, rivers, deserts, Illustration Answer
mountains,
4
waterfalls,forests,majortouristsattractionsoftheworl
d

Unit Indian Geography 18


4 Hours
India and the sub-continent location - 5 Hrs
boundaries - physical and political featurescoast
and islands - climatic conditions - Mountainous Question and
1 Lecture
features of India, PlainArea,Coastal area, Deccan Answer
,major rivers, lakes, plateaus, deserts - seasonal
incidence(floods,droughts)
Statewiseprofile-capitalsandlanguages- 5 Hrs
Question and
2 majorairports-Majortouristsattractions in different Lecture
Answer
states and union territories
Maps showing National parksandwildlife 5 Hrs
Question and
3 sanctuaries; cultural, historical and religious spots Lecture
Answer
with theirtransportconnectivity.
3 Hrs Lecture &
Group
4 MapsofIndiashowingthemajortouristcircuits. Illustration Activity
Unit 12
KarnatakaTourism
5 Hours
Geographical view of Karnataka Major historical
6Hrs Question and
1 places Belur, Helebid,Hampi,Badami, Aihole and Lecture
Answer
Pattadakal, Mysore,
Srirangapatna, Bijapur, Bidar andKalbargiRole of Question and
6Hrs
2 Department of Tourism and K.S.T.D.C in Lecture Answer
promoting tourism in Karnataka. /Presentations
8Hrs
Unit
Planning TravelItineraries
6
Definition-- Planning the Itinerary Basic steps 2 Hrs Question and
1 Lecture
involved in Planning Answer
Itineraries (PACE) Airplanningitineraries 3 Hrs
2 Lecture Assignment
resourcesofplanningItineraries
understandingvarioustourbrochuresofselectedcoun 3 Hrs
3 Lecture Assignment
trieslikeAsiaandEurope