Course Code : TURZ 412

Course Name : Ethical and Social Issues in Tourism

Weekly lecture and application hours: 3,0

Short course description: The aim of this course is to enable students to learn the potential negative effects of the tourism industry on the environment, cultural heritage and societies. This course also aims to develop awareness for responsible and sustainable tourism by examining the guidelines designed by UNWTO in the Global Ethics for Tourism rules.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. Ethics in Tourism, Kozak, M. Akoğlan and H. Güçlü (2006), Detay Publishing, Ankara.
  2. Business and Marketing Ethics, Ural, T., (2003), Detay Publishing, Ankara

Course evaluation:

Participation / Attendance : 10%, Mid-Term Exam : 30%, Homework : 10%, Final Exam : 50%,

Attendance is at least 95 % mandatory