What do Tourism and Recreation studies involve?
Tourism and recreation studies are an academic field that prepares students to work in the field of tourism, recreation, and management in the tourism service sector. Students gain knowledge in the fields of tourism, recreation, management, marketing, economics, tourist law, psychology of tourism, tourism geography, management of tourism projects, and customer service in tourism.
The study program of tourism and recreation often includes both theoretical and practical subjects, such as the organization of tourist events, marketing in tourism, management of tourist facilities, tourist planning, designing a tourist route, as well as internships in various tourism institutions, such as travel agencies, tourism agencies, recreation centers, national parks, hotels, or congress centers.
Graduates of tourism and recreation studies can work in various areas of tourism and recreation, such as the management and organization of tourist events, tourist marketing, management of tourist facilities, planning, and developing local tourism, customer service in the tourism sector, tourist consultancy, tourist animation, or management of tourism projects.
Tourism and recreation studies allow graduates to acquire knowledge and skills needed for work in a dynamic and developing tourism and recreation sector, both in the country and abroad.