Tourist Itineraries

Tourism and Culture Management
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP

Lecturer
- Eunice Ferreira Ramos Lopes
- João Pedro Tomaz Simões

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. Routes, Itineraries and tourist circuits. Settings. Differences and examples.
2. The impacts of tourism, the appropriation of land and the creation of tourist areas (tourist destinations).
3. Tourism, geographic setting and the concepts of tourist landscape; tourist region; tourist space; tourist place and tourist territory.
4. Practical application.

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

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

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