The course aims to allow the knowledge of the principles and institutions of tourism law, the ability to interpret the fundamental rules governing the subject and to apply the main tools of tourism activities regulation.
At the end of the course the student will have acquired (expected results):
- knowledge and understanding: the student will acquire good knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles and institutional aspects of tourism law, legislative competences and administrative functions of regional, national and European entities and organizations, rules of transport infrastructures management, regulation of tourist activities (accommodation facilities, travel agencies, farm holidays, thermal tourism) and tourism professions, contractual and liability profiles (with specific reference to the booking of tourist services, transport, accommodation and deposit in hotel, leases, package travel, timeshare, employment), protection of tourist rights;
- ability to apply knowledge and understanding: the student will be able to explain the socio-economic reasons that guide the choices of the legislator, the behaviour of operators and tourists, the decisions of the national and European jurisprudence; will also be able to apply the theoretical concepts relating to public organization and to the institutional aspects of tourism, to interpret and apply the rules relating to tourism activities, both entrepreneurial and professional, to interpret and apply the main tourism contracts, making full use of the margins reserved for private autonomy;
- autonomy of judgment: the student will develop a capacity of orientation between the regulatory sources and the management of contractual solutions, and autonomy of judgment in interpreting and applying the main legal principles and the legal repercussions of administrative, economic and social phenomena related to tourism; it will also develop the ability to identify, interpret and manage autonomously the different legal aspects of the tourism phenomenon and the legal implications of tourism activities, in their various public and private components;
- communication skills: although teaching does not include specific activities aimed at developing communication skills, except those implicit in learning skills, the student will be able to use technical language in describing, interpreting, evaluating and applying the fundamental principles and essential concepts of tourism law;
- learning skills: teaching provides the basis for the learning of tourism law, through a process of deepening the knowledge of the essential principles and fundamental institutes, in its theoretical aspects and in the practical implications, guaranteeing the necessary tools for the understanding, interpretation and application of the legal rules, as well as the access to the following levels of training, participate in a public competitions and play a role in private companies.