Tourism System

Tourism and Culture Management
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP

Lecturer
- Luís Manuel Mota dos Santos Figueira
- Eunice Ferreira Ramos Lopes
- João Pedro Tomaz Simões

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Students should demonstrate instrumental, interpersonal and systemic skills (general and specific comprehension and knowledge)in tourism system.

Program
1. Introduction to Tourism.
2. Tourism development.
3. A historical overview.
4. Tourism economics.
5. Concept of Tourism Satellite Account.
6. Demand, supply, geography and operators.
7. Assignment presentation: preparation, presentation and assessment.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment based on class attendance: written test and examination papers. test/exam (theoretical) (50%), thematic assignment(practice) (50%). Minimum pass mark: 10/20.

Bibliography
- OMT, O. (2005). Introdução ao Turismo. São Paulo: Roca Lda
- Leiper, N. (1990). Tourism Systems. New Zeland: Massey University-New Zeland
- Beni, M. (2001). Análise Estrutural do Turismo. São Paulo: Senac
- Boyer, M. (1996). L?Invention du Tourisme. s/l: Gallimard

Method of interaction
Lectures and experimental work including research, literature review and field trips. Individual or group assignments.

Software used in class