Tourist Itineraries

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

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP

Lecturer
- Eunice Ferreira Ramos Lopes

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
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.

Program
1. Tours, Itineraries and Tourist Circuits.
1.1 Settings. Differences and examples.
2. The impacts of tourism,
2.1 The appropriation of territory and the creation of tourist spaces (tourist destinations).
3. Tourism in the geographical scenario
3.1 Concepts of: tourist landscape; touristic region; tourist space; tourist place and, tourist territory.
4. Practical application
4.1 Creation of thematic routes
4.2 Creating circuits
4.3 Itinerary formation

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment. Theoretical component - written test (50%) and Practical component - practical assignment (50%).

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

Method of interaction
Lectures focusing on the presentation of subject contents and practical classes focusing on the preparation of tourist itineraries.

Software used in class
Not applicable