Perspectives For Development of Cultural Tourism in Kokino

Metodijeski, Dejan and Taskov, Nako and Filiposki, Oliver and Mitreva, Elizabeta (2018) Perspectives For Development of Cultural Tourism in Kokino. Giving gift to God: evidences of votive offerings in the sanctuaries, temples and churches: proceedings of the 1 st & 2nd International archaeological conference “Kokino”, held in Skopje & Kumanovo, 2016-2017. pp. 237-244. ISSN 978-608-4792-10-9

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In the period of past few decades tourism has seen constant growth globally and in the competitive tourism market cultural attractions enrich the offer of tourist destinations. Research from relevant literature related to tourism show, that tourists when traveling to destinations tend to visit cultural and historical sites, museums, events and festivals, and that was always been regarded as an integral part of the tourist experience. These activities are the basis of cultural tourism and in our case the connection between ancient astronomy and tourism is investigated. The purpose of this paper is to present the potentials of the site Kokino as an attraction and generator of tourists visit. The paper examines the existing literature related to cultural tourism development in the field of ancient observatories and their management for tourism purposes. Secondary data from relevant sources were used to make a model of tourism development. At the end of the paper, recommendations are given on the directions in which the Kokino site should move in the possibility of attracting foreign and domestic tourists.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Social Sciences > Economics and business
Divisions: Faculty of Tourism and Business Logistics
Depositing User: Dejan Metodijeski
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2018 07:55
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2018 07:55

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