Ignou DTS Solved Assignment 2016

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All students can download here Assignments of Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) Diploma in Tourism Studies  (DTS) TS-1 to TS-3 and TS-4 to TS-6 for academic session January, 2016. Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110068

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION SCHEDULE

For January Session

Compulsory Course Last Date Optional Course Last Date
TS-1 April 15, 2015 TS-4 October 15, 2015
TS-2 April 15, 2015 TS-5 October 15, 2015
TS-3 October 15, 2015 TS-6 October 15, 2015
For July Session
Compulsory Course Last Date Optional Course Last Date
TS-1 October 15, 2015 TS-4 April 15, 2016
TS-2 October 15, 2015 TS-5 April 15, 2016
TS-3 April 15, 2016 TS-6 April 15, 2016
TS-1: FOUNDATION COURSE IN TOURISM

Course Code: TS-1
Programme: BTS
Total Mark: 100
Assignment Code: TS-1/TMA/2015

Note: This TMA consists of two parts.
Part I consists of two questions out of which you have to attempt any one. The question carries 25 marks and should be answered in about 700 words.
Part II consists of 8 questions. Attempt any five in about 500 words each. Each question carries 15 marks.
Send your TMA to the Coordinator of your Study Centre

Part – I

1. Define Tourism. Discuss the forms & types of tourism.
25

OR

2. Discuss the purpose of tourism.
25

Part – II

1. What is the objective behind studying the history of tourism?
15

2.Write short notes on the following:
(5X3=15)
(a)Silk Route
(b)Alternative Tourism
(c)Grand Tour

3. Discuss the Primary / Major constituents of tourism industry.
15

4.What is the purpose of legislation covering the hospitality sector?
15

5.Explain the various types of accommodation.
15

6.Write a detailed note on Dilli Haat.
15

7.Discuss the link-between seasonality and employment potential at a destination
15

8.Define infrastructure. Mention the relationship between infrastructure and tourism.
15

TS-2: TOURISM DEVELOPMENT: PRODUCTS, OPERATIONS AND CASE STUDIES

Course Code: TS-2
Programme: BTS
Total Marks: 100
Assignment Code: TS-2/TMA/2015

Note: This TMA consists of two parts.

Part I consists of two questions out of which you have to attempt any one. The question carries 25 marks and should be answered in about 700 words.

Part II consists of 8 questions. Attempt any five in about 500 words each. Each question carries 15 marks.

Send your TMA to the Coordinator of your Study Centre.

PART – I
1.Describe various factors that are analyzed to study demographic profiles and their
importance in tourism planning.
25

OR
2. Highlight the steps that have been suggested for the conservation of Ajanta, Ellora and
Elephanta.
25
PART – II
1.What are the methods of profiling tourists? How does it help in promoting a destination?15
2.Write some common problems a tour operator might face while conducting a city tour. 15
3.
Examine the importance of dance and music in promoting tourism in India.

15
4.
How are Resorts different from Hotels? Discuss the features of a beach resort?
15
5.
What do you understand by the term Ethnic Tourism? Discuss the positive and negative

effects of development of the same.

15
6.
Evaluate the success of “Palace on wheels”. Also express your views for further

modification.

15
7.
Discuss the characteristics of the European tourist market.

15
8.
Write short notes on any two of the following in about 250 words each.
(7.5 x2=15)
a)Highway Tourism
b)Heritage Hotels
c)Museums as tourist attractions

TS-3: MANAGEMENT IN TOURISM

Course Code: TS-3
Programme: BTS
Total Marks: 100
Assignment Code: TS-3/TMA/2015

Note: This TMA consists of two parts.

Part I consists of two questions out of which you have to attempt any one. The question carries 25 marks and should be answered in about 700 words.

Part II consists of 8 questions. Attempt any five in about 500 words each. Each question carries 15 marks.

Send your TMA to the Coordinator of your Study Centre.

PART-I

1.
What do you understand by Information Management? Discuss the significance of

Information Technology in the Tourism Industry.
25

OR

2.
What is the importance of Public Relation in Marketing? Also discuss the obstacles faced

by PR in terms of tourism in India.
25

PART-II

1.
What do you understand by Organization Structure? Discuss the classical approach to

organizations.
15
2.
What do you understand by Sole Proprietorship? Discuss the advantages of Sole

Proprietorship.
15
3.
Define the term Human Resource Management and discuss its valued importance for the

tourism industry.
15
4.
What do you mean by Balance Sheet and identify its purposes.
15
5.
Write short notes on the followings
(3x 5 = 15)
a)Division of work & Departmentalization
b)Span of control & Delegation of authority
c)Types of control
6.Discuss the characteristics of the hotel business.
15

7.What is the importance of scheduling in airlines operation? List some important challenges before the airlines.
15

8.
How would you define a business traveller? What are the advantages of business travellers for destinations?
15

TS-4: INDIAN CULTURE: PERSPECTIVE FOR TOURISM

Course Code: TS-4
Programme: BTS
Total Marks: 100
Assignment Code: TS-4/TMA/2015

Note: This TMA consists of two parts.

Part I consists of two questions out of which you have to attempt any one. The question carries 25 marks and should be answered in about 700 words.

Part II consists of 8 questions. Attempt any five in about 500 words each. Each question carries 15 marks.

Send your TMA to the Coordinator of your Study Centre.

PART – I

1.
Describe in detail the chief features of Indian cultural heritage.
25

OR

2.
Discuss the historical evolution of India classical dances.
25

PART – II

1.
Write a note on Bhakti and Sufi movements in India.
15
2.
What do you mean by Nritta? How it is different from Abhinaya.
15
3.
Give a detail account on the role and functions of India’s major rituals, customs and

ceremonies.
15
4.
What are the salient features of modern Indian theatre?
15
5.
Discuss various sculptural forms of ancient India.
15
6.
Describe the role of Museum in educating tourist. What is the difference between the

archaeological museum and craft museum?
15
7.
Do you agree that use of handicrafts in tourism promotion has improved the condition of

artisans in India? Give your opinion with suitable examples.
15
8.
Write short notes on any 3 of the followings.
(5 x3=15)
a)Santhal Tribes
b)Indian Jewellery
c)Tourism Policy in India
d)Rock – cut architecture

TS-5: ECOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT AND TOURISM

Course Code: TS-5
Programme: BTS
Total Mark: 100
Assignment Code: TS-5/TMA/2015

Note: This TMA consists of two parts.

Part I consists of two questions out of which you have to attempt any one. The question carries 25 marks and should be answered in about 700 words.

Part II consists of 8 questions. Attempt any five in about 500 words each. Each question carries 15 marks.

Send your TMA to the Coordinator of your Study Centre.

PART – I

1. What do you understand by the term ‘carrying capacity’? Discuss its relevance and application in tourism development. 25

OR

2. Discuss the various Bio-geographical regions of India.
25

PART-II

1. Discuss some of the prominent features of wetlands.15

2. What do you understand by the terms ‘Preservation’ and ‘Conservation’? Discuss their significance in tourism development?
15
3. Discuss the role of host population in tourism planning and development.
15

4. Describe in brief some of the major Acts passed by the Government of India for protecting the Environment.
15

5. Write short notes on the followings:

(5x3=15)
a.Fiscal Concession
b.Chipko Movement
c.Multiplier Effect

6. Explain the concept of Alternative tourism with appropriate examples.
15

7. Discuss the inter-relationship between Tourism and Ecosystem?
15

8. Discuss how Visitors’ Behavior at Tourist Sites affects its Environment.
15

TS-6: TOURISM MARKETING

Course Code: TS-6
Programme: BTS
Total Marks: 100
Assignment Code: TS-6/TMA/2015

Note: This TMA consists of two parts.
Part I consists of two questions out of which you have to attempt any one. The question carries 25 marks and should be answered in about 700 words.
Part II consists of 8 questions. Attempt any five in about 500 words. Each question carries 15 marks.
Send your TMA to the Coordinator of your Study Centre.

PART-I
1. Explain the concept and need of market segmentation in tourism marketing? Discuss how tourism markets are segmented.
25
OR

2. Discuss the role played by NGO’s at various tourist destinations.
25

PART-II

1.Differentiate between Monopolistic and Oligopolistic Competition with suitable examples. 15

2. Discuss the importance of technology in tourism trade.
15

3. “Cuisine has a prominent role in tourism promotion”. Justify the statement.
15

4.Discuss the fundamental elements of tourism marketing mix.
15

5.What is FAM Tours? Discuss the importance of FAM tours in tourism industry.
15

6. Describe the role of ‘Commissions’ in tourism marketing.
15

7. Enumerate the impact of “Costs” and “Demand” while developing pricing strategies for a tourism product.
15

8. Discuss the various features of Airlines Marketing. Outline benefits of having an appropriate Marketing Plan for Airlines Business?

15


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