Tourist valorization of monasteries in Kalishta

Todorovic, Emilija (2020) Tourist valorization of monasteries in Kalishta. In: Proceeding of the 7-th International Conference: Ohrid-Vodici, 17-19 Jan 2019, Ohrid.

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In Macedonia there are more than 1500 churches and monasteries with more than 150000 square meter fresco-painting, a collection of icons is one of the most valuable in the world, and after Sinai and Moscow is the third most important in Orthodoxy, which is a great precondition for the development of the monastery tourism in the earth. The justification of the research for this paper stems from the need for planning the sustainability of this type of tourism, who’s important segment is, of course, the valorization, is the evaluation of the value of the objects from the aspect of tourism. Valorization should be carried out on all religious objects in order to hierarchically align them based on their value, which will give directions in strategic planning for the development of this type of tourism. This will determine which of them are leading in the overall tourism product of the country, and in which they have yet to invest. The subject of valorization in this work is the monastery complex of the Birth of the Most Holy Mother of God in vilage Kalishta - Struga. There are four temples in it, two cave churches dedicated to the Mother of God and Athanasius the Great and two churches, one dedicated to the Mother of God, and the other to St. John the Baptist. Peter and Paul. For this purpose, the Hilary du Cros model, which is considered one of the most reliable most reliable methods, will be applied. The method will be modified in terms of specific and indicators and adapted to the subject of tourist valorization. In order to avoid subjectivity in the research and assessment, a survey was carried out by experts from different fields. Based on their answers and evaluations of the indicators of tourist valorization, a realistic assessment of the tourist value of the site will be obtained. Some of the respondents will be examined electronically, and some will be interviewed directly.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Social Sciences > Economics and business
Divisions: Faculty of Tourism and Business Logistics
Depositing User: Dejan Metodijeski
Date Deposited: 12 May 2021 07:11
Last Modified: 12 May 2021 07:11

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