EDUCATIONAL TOURISM FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF SERBIA

  • Dobrila Lukić Eight Belgrade Grammar School
  • Slađana Andjelković Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade
Keywords: educational tourism, sustainable development, sustainable tourism, Serbia

Abstract

The main goal of this paper is to emphasize the importance, types and potentials of educational tourism for the sustainable development of Serbia. We will start from the concept of sustainable development, and continue by looking at the educational tourism concept holistically, as a tool to improve the quality of education, to strengthen the connection with the local community, to develop all children’s potential and to get them to learn and know more about their local community and be more involved, thus emphasizing the concept of an active citizen who takes responsibility for personal and social growth and development. The results we obtained after studying this issue have pointed to the need to develop educational programs for various tourist destinations, to improve accommodation, work methods and techniques, and to provide better training for the tourist guides in order for them to be able to practice different types of educational tourism. The importance of educational tourism for the sustainable development of tourism in Serbia needs to be supported and promoted through various promotions, actions, projects and the exchange of good practices.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Anđelković, S. (2018). Vaspitanje i obrazovanje za održivi razvoj – učenje i poučavanje van učionice, Geografski fakultet, Univerzitet u Beogradu, Beograd.

Anđelković, S., Dedjanski, V., Pejić, B. (2018). Pedagogical benefits of fieldwork of the students at the Faculty of Geography in the light of the Bologna Process. Journal of Geography in Higer Education. Vol. 42, No. 1, 110-125.

Andjelković, S. (2015). Ambijentalna nastava u funkciji vaspitanja i obrazovanja za odrzivi razvoj. 4th Kongres srpskih geografa, "Dostignuca, aktuelnosti i izazovi geografske nauke i prakse”, Beograd, 137-141.

Andjelković, S., Stanisavljević Petrović, Z. (2013). Škola i neformalni obrazovni konteksti, Univerzitet u Beogradu, Geografski fakultet, Beograd.

Anđelković, S., Stanisavljević Petrović, Z. (2013a). The School and the Environment – Challenges of the School Education, in: Despotović, Miomir, Hebib, Emina, Balazs Németh (ur.). Contemporary Issues of Education Quality, str. 87-100, Elektronski izvor. Beograd: Institute for Pedagogy and Andragogy, Faculty of Adult Education and HRD, Hungary, UDC.

Ankomah, P.K. & Larson, R.T. (2000). Education Tourism: A Strategy to Strategy to Sustainable Tourism Development in Sub-Saharan Afrika. DPMN Bulletin, Vol. 7, No.1, 19-24.

Aho, Seppo K. (2001). Towards a general theory of touristic experiences: Modelling experience process in tourism.Tourism Review, No. 56, 33–37.

Bardgett, L. (2000). The tourism industry economic policy and statistics. (Research paper 00/66 Economic Policy and Statistics Section) House of Commons library. Derby Gate London.

Besculides, A., Lee, M. E., & McCormick, P. J. (2002). Residents and Perceptions of the Cultural Benefits of Tourism. Annals of Tourism Research, Vol. 29, No. 2, 303-319.

Bjeljac Ž. (2010). Turističke manifestacije u Srbiji (Tourists Events in Serbia). Special Edition, Vol. 82. SASA "Jovan Cvijic” Geographical Institute.

Bodger, D. (1998). Leisure, learning, and travel. Journal of Phvsical Education.Recreation & Dance, Vol. 69, No. 4, 28-31.

Dembovska, I., Silicka, I., Ļubkina, V. (2016). Еducational tourism in the training of future tourism professionals, Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference "Society, Integration, Education”, 245-255.

Demeter, T. & Bratucu, G. (2014). Typologies of youth tourism. Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series V: Economic Sciences, Vol. 7, No. 56, 115-122.

Gibson, H. (1998). The educational tourist. Journal of Phvsical Education Recreation and Dance, Vol. 69, No. 4, 32-34.

Goeldner, C. R., Ritchie, B. J. R. (2009). Tourism: principles, practices, philosophies, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, New Jersey.

Hayes, D. & MacLeod, N. (2008). Putting down routes: an examination of local cultural policy shaping the development of heritage trails. Managing Leisure, No. 13, 57–73.

Jovičić D. (2000). Turizam i životna sredina – koncepcija održivog razvoja. Zdužbina Andrejević, Beograd.

Lanegran, D. (2005). Discussion on Question: What Makes a Good Field Trip? B. Hecht. St. Paul, MN.

Lukić, D. (2005). Đerdapska klisura. Srpsko geografsko društvo., Beograd.

Maksin M, Pucar M, Korać M. i Milijić S. (2009). Menadžment prirodnih i kulturnih resursa u turizmu. Univerzitet Singidunum, Fakultet za turistički i hotelijerski menadžment, Beograd.

McGladdery,C.A. (2016). The relationship between international educational tourism and global learning in South African high school learners. Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Pretoria, Pretoria.

McGladdery, A. C., Lubbe, B. A. (2017). Rethinking educational tourism: proposing a new model and future directions. Tourism Review, Vol. 72, No. 3, 319-329.

Obenour, W., Patterson, M., Pedersen, R., & Pearson, L. (2006). Conteptualizationof a meaning-basedresearch approach for tourism service exsperience. Tourism Management, Vol. 27. No. 1, 34-41.

Petrović M. D., Lukić, D., Radovanović, M., Vujko, A., Gajić T. & Vuković D. (2017). "Urban geosites" as an alternative geotourism destination - Evidence from Belgrade. Open Geosciences, No 9, 442 – 456.

Pitman, T., Broomhall, S., McEwan, J. & Majocha, E. (2010). Adult learning in educational tourism. Australian Journal of Adult Learning, Vol. 50, No. 2, 219-238.

Rodger. D. (1998). Leisure, learning and travel, Journal of Physical Education, Research and Dance, Vol. 69, No. 4, 28-31.

Smith, A. (2013). The Role of Educational Tourism in Raising Academic Standards. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure,Vol. 2, No. 3, 1-7.

Sobel, D. (2004). Place-based education. Connecting classroom and communities. The Orion Society.

Stanković, S., i Pavlović, S. (2006). Savremeni turizam i prostor. Zbornik radova geografskog fakulteta, No. 54, 143-162.

Stevanović S, Milenković J. (2017). Omladinski turizam u funkciji razvoja Beograda kao turističke destinacije. HiT menadžment. Vol. 5, No. 2, 74 - 84.

Stojanović V. (2006). Održivi razvoj turizma i životne sredine. Univerzitet u Novom Sadu, Prirodno-matematički fakultet, Departman za geografiju, turizam i hotelijerstvo, Novi Sad.

Tarlow, P. (2005). Dark Tourism: The Appealing ‘Dark’ Side of Tourism and More. In, M. Novelli, ed. Niche Tourism: Contemporary Issues, Trends and Cases, Elsevier, Oxford. 47-57.

UNESCO: Sustainable development begins with education, https://en.unesco.org/news/unesco-sustainable-development-begins-education (19. mart, 2019).

UNWTO (2011) Toolbox for Crisis Communications in Tourism, Checklists and Best Practices, Madrid.

Wang, B., Shen L., (2008). Education Tourism Market in China An Exlorative Study in Dalian. International Journal of Business and Management No. 3, 44–49.

Wijayanti, A., et al. (2017). Analysis of Supply and Demand to Enhance Educational Tourism Experience in the Smart Park of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Economies, Vol. 5, No. 42, 1-13.

Published
2019-07-03
How to Cite
Lukić, D., & Andjelković, S. (2019). EDUCATIONAL TOURISM FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF SERBIA. TISC - Tourism International Scientific Conference Vrnjačka Banja, 4(2), 327-345. Retrieved from http://tisc.rs/proceedings/index.php/hitmc/article/view/301