The Importance Of Tourism In Tourism
Tourism is an international activity that includes a combination of economic, political, social and environmental factors with more and more complex consequences. The touristic development creates economic benefits and costs from country to country and from region to region. This is mainly attributed to at the different economic structures of the countries or regions of touristic destinations and by their geographical position. The Historic and cultural objects play an important role in the presentation and protection of historic and cultural heritage of a country and as such are offered to tourists to know the historic past and culture development of a country. These objects have touristic importance and value. The aim of this material …show more content…
Tourism has a great potential and plays a very important role in reaching the main macroeconomic goals which regard economic growth, employment, sustainable economic and social development. During the two last decades, the Mediterranean region has scored the biggest increase of tourists’ number in the world, by 449%. (UNWTO, January 2015)
Without tourism, lots of Mediterranean countries would be obliged to reduce the goods’ import and services in a drastic way, to re-establish their commercial balance, as for some countries as Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Greece, Cyprus, for the year 2011, the touristic exports are more than 30% of the total exports(WTTC, 2012).
Tourism in Albania, with all the possibilities that it offers, can be used as one of the best ways not only for the economic development, but even as a device for the economic integration of all the regions. As a Mediterranean country, Albania offers enough good potential in the field of tourism. These potentials are expressed as in the natural wealth, even in its history and culture. The fascinating mixture of the Albanian nature and cultural elements present the main potential of one of the best vocation in …show more content…
In general the author supports the idea that is impossible to analyse the touristic phenomena without considering the request place(origin), offer place(destination) and their connection. Important factors that form the attitudes and perceptions of the residents for tourism, are the demographic and personal information of the residents. (Belisle, F. J. and Hoy,D.R. 1980).
Keitumetse, S. (2009) believes that tourism of cultural heritage constitutes mainly cultural heritage components (monuments, archeological places, museums and others) and cultural experience (festivals, communities and others to follow). So, is not difficult to understand that tourism of cultural heritage is considered as one of the most effective ways to stimulate national patriotism for the local tourists and to grow understanding for the foreign tourists (Lu,H. 2006).
Methodology and used variables.
In this study we study how does affect the number of protected objects by UNESCO in the number of international tourists. Alongside with these two variables we use other evidences that attract tourists to visit a