Tourism Law and Legislation


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

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

- Paula Alexandra da Cruz Silva Pina de Almeida

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Students will become familiar with the branch of law that regulates tourism relations as well as the institutes and professions in the tourism sector. They should be able to identify legal issues related with the sector, interpret legal rules and determine the legal solution.

General notions of law.
National Strategic Plan for Tourism.
Tourism Administration and Public Policy.
Tourist endeavors.
Agents Tourist Entertainment.
Catering establishments and beverages.
Legal Regime of consumption of tobacco and alcohol.
Declaration of interest for tourism.
Travel agencies and tourism.
Time sharing.

Evaluation Methodology

(2010). Introdução ao Estudo do Direito. Lisboa: Editor Pedro Ferreira
(2018). Direito do turismo. Coimbra: Almedina
- Quintas, P. (2021). Direito do Turismo. Coimbra: Livraria Almedina
- Plano de recuperação do turismo.(2021, 0 de maio). Jornal de turismo online,

Method of interaction
Lectures and theoretical-practical.

Software used in class