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Tourism - The Main Component Of Hospitality Industry - It‘S Evolution In Romania


  • Carmen ScorÈ›e

    (University of Oradea and ‘1Decembrie 1918‘ University of Alba Iulia Romania)

  • Larisa Dragolea

    (‘ 1Decembrie 1918‘ University of Alba Iulia Romania)

  • Liliana Paschia

    (‘ 1Decembrie 1918‘ University of Alba Iulia Romania)


Tourism, by its nature, generates important economic, social, political, and culturaleffects on the society as a whole, thus playing an indisputable role in the development of a nation.As a socio-economic activity, tourism represents, by its content and role, a distinct domain ofactivity, a component of first importance for the economic and social life of a larger and largernumber of countries in the world, including for our country.The objective of this article is to analyse the evolution of some indicators of the tourist movementand their influence on the macro-environment of Romania. As regards the research methodology,this article is based on a positivist quantitative research, which is at the same time longitudinal,given that the various indicators for measuring the impact degree of the hospitality industry on thenational economy are presented in their evolution. The main sources used in this research arerepresented by the information published by the websites of different authorised organizations, suchas INS (National Institute of Statistics), BNR (National Bank of Romania), WTO, using theexploratory method for analysing the evolution of the phenomenon in the course of time, but theinterpretative method was also applied and the results of the performed analisys were thenpresented.

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  • Carmen ScorÈ›e & Larisa Dragolea & Liliana Paschia, 2013. "Tourism - The Main Component Of Hospitality Industry - It‘S Evolution In Romania," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 2(15), pages 1-34.
  • Handle: RePEc:alu:journl:v:2:y:2013:i:15:p:34

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    tourism; macro-environment; indicators of tourist movement;

    JEL classification:

    • M21 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics - - - Business Economics
    • E29 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Other


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