Tourism Law and Legislation

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

Lecturer
- Paula Alexandra da Cruz Silva Pina de Almeida

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
Students will become familiar with the branch of law that regulates tourism relations as well as the institutes and professions in the tourism sector. They should be able to identify legal issues related with the sector, interpret legal rules and determine the legal solution.

Program
General notions of law.
National Strategic Plan for Tourism.
Tourism Administration and Public Policy.
Tourist endeavors.
Agents Tourist Entertainment.
Catering establishments and beverages.
Legal Regime of consumption of tobacco and alcohol.
Declaration of interest for tourism.
Travel agencies and tourism.
Time sharing.

Evaluation Methodology
Two frequencies or a final exam.

Bibliography
- Castro Mendes, J. (2010). Introdução ao Estudo do Direito. Lisboa: Editor Pedro Ferreira
- Quintas, P. (2003). Direito do turismo. Coimbra: Almedina

Method of interaction
Lectures and theoretical-practical.

Software used in class