Study Materials for The Entrance Exam
STUDY MATERIALS FOR THE ENTRANCE EXAM
General Overview of the Tourism Industry
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030, Highlights
(This can be accessed from inside Boğaziçi University)
Chapters 1, 5, 6 and 7 from the book titled “Tourism: principles, practices, philosophies”. (Available at the Hisar Copy center).
Charles R. Goeldner, J.R. Brent Ritchie, 2012, Tourism: principles, practices, philosophies, Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley. Twelfth Edition.
General overview of tourism worldwide, markets, statistics and trends
EUROPEAN TOURISM 2017 - TRENDS & PROSPECTS (Q4/2017):
UNWTO Tourism Highlights: 2017 Edition:
Tourism Policy and Planning
Turkish Tourism Strategy 2023
Available at http://www.kultur.gov.tr/genel/text/eng/TST2023.pdf
IMPACTS OF TOURISM
Please also read further research part that are provided through the link. (Tourism's Three main Impact Areas, Environmental Impacts of Tourism - Global level, Effects of Other Industries on Tourism,Tourism and Environmental Conservation)
Ventriglia, B., & Rios-Morales, R. (2013). The Shift toward Sustainability in the Travel Trade Industry in Sustainability in Tourism (pp. 103-122). Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden.
(Available at the Hisar Copy center).
Global Environmental Problems and Tourism
The European environment — state and outlook 2015
Available at http://www.eea.europa.eu/soer
(This document can be accessed from inside Boğaziçi University)
Chapter 3 from the book titled “Environment and Tourism”. (Available at the Hisar Copy center).
Andrew Holden, 2008, Environment and Tourism (2nd Edition). New York: Routledge.
Alternative Tourism Forms
Candidates should have general knowledge about alternative tourism types such as eco, slow, adventure, sports, nature, agro, rural, culture, health and others (dark, volunteer...).
Detailed information can be easily found through organization and society websites such as the UNWTO website.
Management and Organizations
The list of topics that are recommended to be reviewed about management and organizations are below. Matching topics can be studied from any management book; the chapter copies from the book titled “Management: The New Workplace” can be found at Hisar Copy Center.
Daft, R. and D. Marcic (2015). Understanding Management 9E. China, South Western Cengage Learning.
Definition of Management and Organizations
History of Management
The Environment and Corporate Culture
The Organization-Environment Relationship
The Internal Environment
Managing Ethics and Social Responsibility