Bilim Sınavı Hazırlık Bilgileri





General Overview of the Tourism Industry

(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

Tourism Policy and Planning


  • 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

(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.


  • Management

     Definition of Management and Organizations

     Organizational Performance

     Management Types

     History of Management

  • The Environment and Corporate Culture

    The Organization-Environment Relationship

    The Internal Environment

  • Managing Ethics and Social Responsibility