Heritage Tourism and Local Development

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

4 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP

Lecturer
- Luís Manuel Mota dos Santos Figueira

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
The students must:
- be able to observe tourism and heritage from a development point of view, and understand the complexity of this relationship;
- master concepts, conceive interventions and management skills in the field of cultural tourism.

Program
1. (Heritage tourism concept)
2. (Local development)
3. (Heritage and tourism products)
4. (Legislation)
5. (Tourism,heritage and political framwork)

Evaluation Methodology
Assessment - Theoretical component: 50%; Practical component: 50%

Minimum pass mark is 10/20

Bibliography
- Hall, C. e Al, E. (1999). The Geography of Tourism and Recreation - Environment - Spacem. London: Routledge
- Lopes, R. (2001). Competitividade, Inovação e Territórios. Cascais: Celta Editora
- Timothy, D. (2011). Cultural Heritage and Tourism: An Introduction.. Ontario: Channel View Publications
- Vieira, J. (2007). Planeamento e Ordenamento Territorial do Turismo. Lisboa: Editorial Verbo

Method of interaction
Explanatory lectures
Project presentation and description
Practical classes

Software used in class
See e-learning