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Produção de Atividades para o Turismo Cultural

Cultural Tourism Security

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Publication in the Diário da República: Aviso nº 619/2016 - 21/01/2016 - retificação

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP , Cód. 611815.



Upon completion of the course, the student will have the skills to critically understand the need for safety in tourist activities and how it is a key factor in differentiating current tourist destinations. Tourism security is a theme that at the end of teaching content will bring professional differentiation and criticism to students.

1.Introduction to tourism security;
1.1 Conceptualization on security
1.2 Conceptualization on security and tourism
2. The relationship between security and the economy;
2.2 Social security and employment
2.3 Fear and crime
3.Safety in tourist equipment;
3.1 Crime and diversion practices
3.2 Safe practices in tourism
4.The tourist crisis: causes and consequences;
4.1 Crisis and economic insecurity
4.2 Health crises, SARS, COVID, EBOLA
5.Tourism and terrorism;
5.1. Changes after September 11
5.1 Airport security practice
6. Violence and criminality;
6.1. The use of violence as a tourist attraction
6.2 Tourism in violent communities
7. Risk and Fear
7.1 Travel insurance and the associated fear
7.2 Actual risk and potential risk

Evaluation Methodology
The continuous evaluation of the course unit will be calculated based on the weighted average of the grade obtained according to two mandatory elements of evaluation, being:

1) Written work (50%) and presentation and discussion (50%)

- Tarlow, P. e Soares, C. e Amorim, E. 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 Managing Travel Risk and Safety. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann
- Bispo, P. (2016). A Segurança no Turismo e na Indústria dos Eventos. Lisboa: Chiado Books
- Soares, C. e Amorim, É. e Trentin, F. (2012). Abordagem multidisciplinar dos cruzeiros turísticos. Leiria: Textiverso

Teaching Method
The UC will be taught with theoretical and theoretical / practical classes. Theoretical classes will provide conceptual and theoretical classes, supporting practical content. The theoretical-practical classes will be carried out with the analysis of

Software used in class
Power point, Zoom and Teams




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