The main objective of this course is to introduce students to the selective (specific) forms of tourism, both those that are related to activities on vacation, and those related to their contents during the stay at a chosen destination. Students will get an insight into the specifics of particular forms of tourism trends as well as their impact on the entire economic and business development of the country. Students will learn what forms of tourism are still in the early stages of its development, and which are yet to be created as a result of changes in the domestic and international tourism market, as well as a result of changes in lifestyle, which cause changes in the organization of holidays such as eco-tourism, rural, sports etc. It should be noted that the goal of this course is make students reflect on the need to expand tourism in practice, by encouraging certain forms of tourism-specific destination.
Students will be enabled to deal with problems in managing specific forms of tourism based on their knowledge of economics and management, i.e. interdisciplinary approach. Specifically, students will be able to accept or criticise methodological basis of the course that will be versatile and that will enable the understanding and interpretation of the key issues related to specific forms of tourism trends. Students will develop the ability to put tourism theory into practice, to differentiate between capacity of tourist needs and volatility, to understand the importance of the need to have a differentiated market segmentation, to decide on services which will make tourists satisfied with the varied programs in each form of tourism. Students will become familiar with all the specific features of various tourism products offered in our country or in foreign destinations. They will become acquainted with the current tourism trends, and with the development opportunities of this promising industry. Thus, they will be able to plan and direct the development of different forms of tourism, so that the development fulfills the expectations of tourists regarding the organizers and travel destination.
• General guidelines for the specific forms of tourism trends;
• Types and forms of modern tourism;
• Selective tourism product;
• Forms of tourism (sports, health, nautical, religious, adventure, hunting, cultural, busines, etc;);
• Tourism of the future;
• Specific features of tourism resources of the special forms of tourism;
• Marketing strategy in the development of specific forms of tourism;
• The quality of the product linked to certain forms of tourism;
Seminar papers, student research, fieldwork.
Jovanović, V. (2015). Tematski turizam. Beograd: Singidunum.
Rabotić, B. (2013). Selektivni oblici turizma. Beograd: Visoka turistička škola strukovnih studija.
Štetić, S. (2007). Posebni oblici turizma. Beograd: Forma.
Besides introductory lectures and interactive practice classes, the realization of this course implies learning through debate, workshops and discussions which will require students to contribute by making use of their knowledge gained during the course while doing research and writing a project for each type of tourism.