The Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism Degree Courses: The Portugal and Spain Evolution uri icon


  • The Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) plays a major role in tourism, travel and hospitality industry. The Integration of ICT in the tourism industry is essential for success of tourism enterprise, as such it is necessary to integrate ICT in higher education curricula. This paper analyzes the relevance given by the various Portuguese and Spanish institutions of higher education to ICT in their degrees. The analysis carried out was done in degree courses operating in the academic year 2018/2019, in Portuguese and Spanish universities and polytechnics. A comparison was also made with the reality of 2012/2013.
  • UNIAG, R&D unit funded by the FCT – Portuguese Foundation for the Development of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education. UIDB/04752/2020.

publication date

  • January 1, 2020