The information and communication technologies in tourism degree courses: The reality of Iberian Peninsula Conference Paper uri icon


  • With the rapid expansion of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) throughout almost all aspects of tourism and hospitality industries, the task of integrating technology into educational curriculum will be a need. Information and Communication Technologies appear one of the area most critical to the success of tourism in the future and the way it will promote the tourist destinations. This paper aims to analyze the relevance given by the various Portuguese and Spanish institutions of higher education to Information and Communication Technologies in their degrees. The analysis carried out was done in degree courses operating in this school year, 2012/2013, in Portuguese and Spanish universities and polytechnics, public and private.

publication date

  • January 1, 2013