The mission of the Department is to provide education and training in the science of Tourism, following an interdisciplinary approach and combining the Social Sciences and Humanities, such as Management, Economics, History, and Informatics. The vision of the Department of Tourism is to be a reference center that develops, composes and integrates the sciences that examine tourism development in order to effectively manage modern tourism businesses and organizations. The fulfillment of this vision will be achieved through excellence in education and research in the fields of science of the curriculum, at local, regional, national and international level.