CVABPCGE Tourism Geography

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Summer 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Patrik Kajzar, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PaedDr. Jiří Helešic, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Patrik Kajzar, Ph.D.
Department of Tourism and Leisure Activities - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: doc. Ing. Pavlína Pellešová, Ph.D.
Mon 8:55–10:30 VC008
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
CVABPCGE/01: Mon 10:35–11:20 VC008, J. Helešic
FAKULTA ( OPF ) && TYP_STUDIA ( B ) && FORMA ( P ) && ( ROCNIK ( 2 ) || ROCNIK ( 3 ))
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 26 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 27/26, only registered: 0/26
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
In the lectures, students will get acquainted with the basics of the geography of tourism, including the definition of concepts, factors of development and distribution of tourism. There will also be a presentation of the geography of tourism in the Czech Republic and in selected regions of Europe and non-European regions.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, the student will be able to:
- identify and summarize important features of tourism development in the Czech Republic, Europe and outside Europe;
- compare differences in selected tourist areas from the point of view of tourism;
- present selected tourist attractions in selected regions of the world;
  • 1. Basics of tourism geography
    Subject of study of tourism geography and its methods, attractiveness, forms and types of tourism, classification, typologization and regionalization of areas and centers of tourism.
    2. Infrastructure, services and potential of tourism
    Economic, social and ecological aspects of tourism development, selective, localization and implementation factors of tourism development.
    3. Regionalization of tourism in the Czech Republic
    Municipal monument reserves and zones, UNESCO monuments, national cultural monuments, church monuments, technical monuments, tourist regions of the Czech Republic 4. Regionalization of tourism 1
    States of Southern, Western, Central, Northern and Eastern Europe 5. Regionalization of tourism 2
    Close benefits, Asia and North America, the Mediterranean, Central and South America 6. Regionalization of tourism 3
    Africa, Australia, Oceania and New Zealand.
    required literature
  • KAJZAR, P. Vybrané kapitoly z geografie cestovního ruchu. Karviná: SU OPF, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7510-156-3. info
  • HRALA, V. Geografie cestovního ruchu. Praha: Idea servis, 2013. ISBN 978-80-859-7079-1. info
  • VYSTOUPIL, J., M. ŠAUER a kol. Geografie cestovního ruchu České republiky. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7380-340-7. info
    recommended literature
  • BONIFACE, B., COOPER, CH., and R. COOPER, 2020. Worldwide Destinations. The Geography of Travel and Tourism. Routlege. ISBN 978-0367200411.
  • PLESNIK, P. 2017. Geografia cestovného ruchu Európy. Opava: Slezská univerzita. ISBN 978-80-7510-252-2.
  • HAMARNEH, I. Geografie turismu - mimoevropská teritoria. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-4430-8. info
  • ČUKA, P. Základy teórie, metodológie a regionalizácie cestovného ruchu. Prešov: Prešovská univerzita v Prešove, 2011. ISBN 978-80-555-0471-1. info
  • WAHLA, A. Obecná geografie cestovního ruchu. Brno: Mendlova univerzita v Brně, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7375-381-8. info
Teaching methods
Interactive lecture
Skills demonstration
Seminar classes
Assessment methods
Written exam.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
Requirements for the student: attendance at seminars, elaboration of a seminar work and its presentation on a given topic.
Assessment methods: attendance at seminars min. 60% (10% evaluation), evaluation of seminar work (15% evaluation) and its presentation (15% evaluation), written exam (60% evaluation).
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2019, Summer 2020, Summer 2021, Summer 2022.
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