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Development Analysis Of Tourist Activity In Retezat National Park Adopting The Tourism Area Life Cycle Model


  • Junior. Assist. Ionuț-Cosmin Băloi Ph.D Student

    (University of Craiova Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Craiova, Romania)


We present in this study an original assessment of the development of tourism activities in Retezat National Park using the tourism area life cycle model. Understanding the development stages is imposed by social, economic, but also taking into account the perspective of environmental management found in the rising stage. A significant part is devoted to estimate the internal and external factors, the social, economical and environmental motivations. Research was conducted in a long time and by direct experimentation, the author travelling several times to document directly in the region. The results of TALC model application reveal that currently the National Park through the development stage. The conclusive issues refers to the exhibition of some development scenarios and the implications of strategic decisions that need to take account of lifecycle factors interferences in Retezat’s tourism development.

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  • Junior. Assist. Ionuț-Cosmin Băloi Ph.D Student, 2010. "Development Analysis Of Tourist Activity In Retezat National Park Adopting The Tourism Area Life Cycle Model," Annals of University of Craiova - Economic Sciences Series, University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 3(38), pages 1-12, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aio:aucsse:v:2:y:2010:i:12:p:390-401

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    Life Cycle; Environmental Management; Strategic Decision; Alpine Tourist Region;

    JEL classification:

    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism
    • D91 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics - - - Role and Effects of Psychological, Emotional, Social, and Cognitive Factors on Decision Making
    • C41 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Duration Analysis; Optimal Timing Strategies


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