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Analysis of the cultural tourism trends and perspectives in Romania

Analyse des tendances et des perspectives du tourisme culturel en Roumanie
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Tigu, Gabriela; Cristache, Silvia E.; Mahika, Elena C.; Totan, Lavinia

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Abstract Tourism brings a number of benefits, including the enhancement of economic opportunities by creating more jobs for local residents or the increase in income by stimulating and creating local and regional markets. Tourism can also help to protect natural and cultural heritage, preserve the values through education and interpretation, and help to support research and development of good environmental practices. This paper’s purpose is to analyse the cultural tourism in Romania, taking into consideration the potential of Romania’s cultural heritage and the benefits that tourism industry can bring to the country and to the local communities. The originality of this study is highlighted by the combination and correlation of statistics, including correlation and regression methods, that have as main purpose the computation and conclusions’ simplification, knowing that it is very difficult to quantify the multitude of all the factors that influence a specific phenomenon.
Keywords tourism; Romania; economic development (on national level); socioeconomic effects; cultural heritage; intercultural communication
Classification Economic Sectors; Leisure Research
Free Keywords cultural tourism; correlation and regression method; factorial analysis
Document language English
Publication Year 2014
Page/Pages p. 191-207
Journal ESSACHESS - Journal for Communication Studies, 7 (2014) 1
Issue topic Environment and communication
ISSN 1775-352X
Status Published Version; peer reviewed
Licence Creative Commons - Attribution-NonCommercial