Principles and Practices of Tourism (Core)


The course presents the basic principles of hospitality and tourism. It looks at the operations and interconnectivity of   various actors in both the hospitality industry and the tourism sector (ie accommodation, food and beverage, travel and tour, Ghana Tourist Board, Ministry of Tourism etc). It also discusses current issues on recreation and tourism; Concepts and definitions of demand for tourism; determinants of tourism demand; measuring them and for tourism; patterns of demand within the industry; legal issues in the travel and tourism industry. The course also introduces the student to various career paths in the industry.