General information

Module title Tourist services in Poland
Language English
Module lecturer dr Krzysztof Piotrowski
Lecturer's email kp@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position adiunkt
Faculty Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 45
ECTS 6
USOS code TSiP

Timetable

Classes will be held on Mondays from 8:30 to 11:30. We will meet at Collegium Geographicum, room 23 (part of the building with the dome, 3rd floor). Introductory classes on February 28, first classes on March 7.

Module aim (aims)

The aim of the course is to preparate students to lead tourist services, especially to organize excursions, in Poland. Students learn about accommodation, food and transport services. Also learn the principles of programming, preparation, sales and leading tourist events. Within the project students prepare a package of tours to Poland.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Basic knowledge about Poland and tourist geography of Poland.

Syllabus

Week 1 lecture 3 h: Tourist migration in and to Poland, basic tourist services terminology
Week 2 lecture 2 h: the most import ant tourist attraction of Poland, the system of tourist information in Polandpractical classes 2 h: tourist attraction of Poland 1
Week 3 lecture 2h: accommodation and food services in Polandpractical classes 2h: tourist attraction of Poland 1
Week 4 lecture 2h: transportation services in Polandpractical classes 2h: programming of tourist transportation in Poland 1
Week 5 lecture 2h: leading a tour services in polish lawpractical classes 2h: programming of tourist transportation in Poland 2
Week 6 lecture 2h: principles of programming tourist eventspractical classes 2h: calculating of tourist events
Week 7 lecture 2h: preparation and leading tourist eventspractical classes 2h: reservation systems in tourism
Week 8 practical classes 3h: working with tourist map (coach and walking trip in mountains)
Week 9 practical classes 3h: programming sighseeing a cities
Week 10 practical classes 4h: project – preparation a package of tours to Poland
Week 11 practical classes 4h: project – calculation and ordering tourist services
Week 12 practical classes 2h: project – preparation of tours to sale
Week 13 practical classes 3h: project – presentation the results

Reading list