Topics to be discussed:

-  Tourism; a contemporary phenomenon with multiple dimensions: other sectors involved.

-  The economic impacts of tourism; tourism demand and supply.

-  The social, cultural and environmental impacts of tourism.

-  The importance of planning and management for tourism; aims and objectives of planning.

-  The key players in tourism planning and the role of the visitors.

-  Natural and cultural assets as resources for the needs of tourism.

-  Tourism and the host communities.

-  Planning and the tourist and hospitality industry.

-  Techniques in tourism planning; the role of education and self-regulation.

-  The role of tourist policy in tourism planning and development 

-  The future of tourism: tourism and sustainable development.