Tourism System

Tourism and Culture Management
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP

Lecturer
- Luís Manuel Mota dos Santos Figueira

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Students should demonstrate instrumental, interpersonal and systemic skills (general and specific comprehension and knowledge)in tourism system.

Program
1. Introduction to Tourism.
2. Tourism development.
3. A historical overview.
4. Tourism economics.
5. Concept of Tourism Satellite Account (TSA).
6. Demand, supply, geography and operators.
7. Presentation of assignments: preparation, presentation and assessment.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment based on class attendance: written test and examination papers. 50% test / exam (theoretical), 50% thematic assignment(practice). Minimum passing mark: 10/20.

Bibliography
- Beni, M. (2001). Análise Estrutural do Turismo. São Paulo: Senac
- Boyer, M. (1996). L?Invention du Tourisme. s/l: Gallimard
- Leiper, N. (1990). Tourism Systems. New Zeland: Massey University-New Zeland
- OMT, O. (2005). Introdução ao Turismo. São Paulo: Roca Lda

Method of interaction
Lectures and experimental work including research, literature review and field trips. Individual or group assignments.

Software used in class