Cultural Tourism Security

TeSP - Produção de Atividades para o Turismo Cultural
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP

Lecturer
- Éricka Maria Costa de Amorim

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Students at the end of this course should be able to:
1. Understand the importance of security to the quality of tourism;
2. Know the key issues and best practices with regard to tourism security.

Program
tourism security and safety: concepts and theory;
the impact of tourism security and safety in the economy;
Security in tourist facilities
Tourist crisis: causes and consequences;
Tourism and terrorism;
Violence and criminality;
Risks;
Fear.

Evaluation Methodology
Test 50% (minimun 7,5v in 20v) + Group work 50%

Bibliography
- , . e Tarlow, P. e Soares, C. e Amorim, E. (2015). Segurança: um desafio para os setores de lazer, viagens e turismo (e-book). Tomar: Instituto Politécnico de Tomar/Escola Superior de Gestão de Tomar
- Tarlow, P. (2014). Tourism Security ? Strategies for effectively travel risky and safety. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann

Method of interaction
a) Theoretical exposition; b) Lectures. (The practical classes will be dedicated to the analysis of scientific papers on the subject in question).

Software used in class
Powerpoint 2016