Socio-economics impacts of tourism

Filiposki, Oliver and Ackovska, Marija and Petroska Angelovska, Neda and Metodijeski, Dejan (2016) Socio-economics impacts of tourism. Economic Development, 18 (1-2). pp. 125-155. ISSN 1857-7741


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Tourism is a global phenomenon in which different cultures, nations and races intertwines, in order to satisfy the tourist as a content consumer. Tourism sector contributes a lot to the overall world economy, and society. Tourism is the economic division that continually evolves in any national economy, the statistical data represent that 2010-2014 it was developed by over 3% annually. Tourism is also a branch that does not absorb the benefits of the national economy, but it is a branch in which most of the final consumer is a person beyond national borders. The internationalization of tourism gives the right to be the engine of global international economic exchanges. In 2014, tourism was the fourth place as a branch that contributesto international trade in 1409 billion dollars. Also, international tourism has achieved 30% of the overall exports from service sector that is 6% of total world exports. With more than 1.1 billion tourists involved in international travel each year, tourism continues to be a force with greate socio-economics and enviromental influence on tourism destinations.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Social Sciences > Economics and business
Divisions: Faculty of Tourism and Business Logistics
Depositing User: Dejan Metodijeski
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2016 09:25
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2016 09:25

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