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Turismo e Gestão do Património Cultural

Security and Accessibility in Tourism

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 7822/2020 - 07/08/2020

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 14,0 T + 28,0 PL + 14,0 OT , Cód. 820719.

- José Alberto de Figueiredo Oliveira Rodrigues

Not applicable.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:
1)Understand the importance of security for the quality of the tourist offer;
2) Know the main themes and best practices with regard to safety and accessibility in tourism;

1. Introduction to tourism security;
2. The relationship between security and economy;
3. Security in tourist facilities;
4. Tourism and terrorism / Violence and crime
5. Risk and Fear;
6. Accessibility in tourism;
6.1. Accessible and Inclusive Tourism;
6.2. Customers/tourists with different types of limitations;
6.3. Customers/tourists with limitations due to aging;
6.4. Customers/tourists with limitations arising from other situations.

Evaluation Methodology
Frequency Assessment
Individual knowledge assessment test –50%
(In the written assessment test, the student will have to obtain a minimum grade of 8 points)
Practical work presented in class –50%

Exam assessment
Written exam – 100%.

- P. e C e E, T. (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.
- Turismo Acessível ou Turismo para todos? Sustentabilidade do Negócio.(2009, 0 de ---). Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , pp. 141-145.
- Turismo Acessível em Portugal – O Caso do Turismo para Pessoas com Mobilidade Reduzida.(2009, 0 de ---). Turismo & Desenvolvimento , pp. 171-179.
- Tourism Security. Strategies for effectively travel risky and safety.(2014, 0 de ---). Oxoford: Butterworth-Heinemann,

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

Software used in class
E-learning platform and power point




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