Tourism System


Tourism and Culture Management, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 14880/2013 de 15/11/2013

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP


Not applicable.

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

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.

- Beni, M. (2001). Análise Estrutural do Turismo. São Paulo: Senac
- Boyer, M. (1996). L?Invention du Tourisme. s/l: Gallimard
- Leiper, N. (1990). Tourism Systems. New Zeland: Massey University-New Zeland
- OMT, O. (2005). Introdução ao Turismo. São Paulo: Roca Lda
- Org, U. (0). Objetivos de desenvolvimento sustentável - ODS 2030-ONU. Acedido em 22 de fevereiro de 2021 em

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

Software used in class