Tourist routes

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

- Eunice Ferreira Ramos Lopes
- João Pedro Tomaz Simões

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Students must demonstrate skills to recognize and characterize the key concepts, definitions and content of the organization and development of tourist itineraries, and critically analyze case studies related to national and international tourist routes.

1. Routes, Itineraries and tourist circuits. Settings. Differences and examples.
2. The impacts of tourism, the appropriation of land and the creation of tourist areas (tourist destinations).
3. Tourism, geographic setting and the concepts of tourist landscape; tourist region; tourist space; tourist place and tourist territory.
4. Practical application.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous evaluation. Theoretical component - test (50%) and Component practice - practical work (50%).

- Rojo Gil, R. e Martinez Leal, B. (2013). Destinos turi­sticos. Madrid: Ediciones Paraninfo
- Rodriguez Diaz, B. (2015). Desarrollo y aplicacion de un modelo para el diseno de rutas turisticas personalizadas. Madrid: Editorial Sintesis
- Hall, C. e Cooper, C. (2007). Contemporary Tourism: An International Approach. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann
- AA., V. (2013). Roteiros Turisticos do Patrimonio Mundial (Vols. 1-3). Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional Casa da Moeda

Method of interaction
The lectures will be used to teach concetuais content to allow, in theoretical and practical lessons, facilitate the realization of the practical implementation exercise, through the development and realization Tourist Routes.

Software used in class
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