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Analyzing The Changes In Reasons For Travel Of The Romanian Tourists



    () (Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest, Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Economic History and Geography, Bucharest, Romania)


    () (Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest, Faculty of Commerce, Department of Tourism-Services,Bucharest, Romania)


The paper aims to conduct an analysis regarding the changes registered in the reasons for travel of the tourists in general, and of the Romanian tourists in particular. The analysis aims to present the characteristics of the main categories of tourism by the purpose of trip (holiday, business, VFR, and others) and also to calculate the share of these categories in 2004 and 2008 for better understanding of the transformation in the tourism structure. The paper is important for the hospitality sector because there customer mix is based of these major segments and the changes need to be taken into consideration for the following years.

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  • Iuliana Pop & Andreea Marin-Pantelescu, 2010. "Analyzing The Changes In Reasons For Travel Of The Romanian Tourists," JOURNAL STUDIA UNIVERSITATIS BABES-BOLYAI NEGOTIA, Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Business.
  • Handle: RePEc:bbn:journl:2010_4_4_pop

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    tourism; holidays; leisure; business; VFR (visiting friends and relatives);

    JEL classification:

    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism


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