Cultural Tourism

Master's degree in Development of Cultural Tourism Products

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


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Students should understand and be able to act in the culture-tourism relationship as a qualified professional; integrate knowledge/skills/competencies to solve, produce, design and organise expert proposals for the development of cultural tourism products.

1. Tourism and cultural tourism
2. The culture-tourism-creativity relationship
3. Creative territories and cities
4. Tourism products from the local and regional perspective

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing assessment

Individual or group project work (written report and public defense)

Minimum grade of 10/20 exempts students from taking final exam.

- Gastal, S. (2000). Turismo - 9 propostas para um saber-fazer. Porto Alegre: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
- Du Cros, H. e Mckercher, B. (2002). Cultural Tourism - The Partnership Between Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management. New York: Routledge
- Reisinger, Y. (2009). International Tourism - Cultures and Bheavior. New York: Elsevier
- Portugal, I. (2013). PENT- Plano estratégico nacional do turismo. Lisboa: Ministério da Economia

Method of interaction

Literature reviews

Class presentations (on related topics)

Field trips

Demonstrations, case studies and practical cases

Written report and public presentation

Software used in class