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Ano Letivo: 2013/14

Bachelor's Degree in Gestão Turística e Cultural

Heritage Tourism and Local Development

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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

- Luís Manuel Mota dos Santos Figueira

Does not apply

The student 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.

1. Concepts
1.1. Tourism and heritage
1.2. Local development
2. The role of heritage in the conception of tourism products
2.1. Legal and technical frameworks: inventory, classification, tourism integration
2.2. Policy Measures: (UNWTO - World Tourism Organization), UNESCO (World Heritage Sites) and (PENT - National Strategic Plan for Tourism)
3. The appropriation of heritage in accord

Evaluation Methodology
Evaluation - Theoretical: 50%; Practical component: 50%.
The student are considered passed if they achieve the grade of 10 (on a scale of 0 to 20)

- Hall et al, C. (1999). The Gheography of Tourism and Recration - Environment - Space. Londo: 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

Teaching Method
Class lectures
Presentation and description of projects
Classes of practical work (theoretical and practical)

Software used in class
See e-learning




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