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Demand Influence On Tourist Accommodation Capacity Development



    () (Faculty of Business, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)


    () (Faculty of Business, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)


    () (Faculty of Business, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)


Belonging to the tertiary sector of the national economy, tourism plays the role of a barometer that strictly measures its development, and the changes that occur in the economy bear upon it. Tourism plays a dual role: a direct economic role, which consists in generating revenues and creating receipts that feed the national income and an indirect economic role, that assumes the development of other branches of the national economy. The purpose of our paper is the analysis of the touristic demand and supply in Transylvania, more specific in North-West, Centre and West regions. We used the information provided by the National Institute of Statistics and data were processed using Excel Office. As the data shows the touristic demand growth started with 2002, while it took one year for the supply to respond to this trend. The biggest increase of touristic supply was registered in Centre Region (17.38%), and this seems obvious given that this region has enjoyed the highest demand for tourist services.

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  • Adina Letitia Negrusa & Oana Adriana Gica & Carmen Maria Gut, 2010. "Demand Influence On Tourist Accommodation Capacity Development," JOURNAL STUDIA UNIVERSITATIS BABES-BOLYAI NEGOTIA, Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Business.
  • Handle: RePEc:bbn:journl:2010_4_6_negrusa

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    tourist arrivals; overnight staying; length of stay; accommodation capacity; touristic demand; touristic supplyy.;

    JEL classification:

    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism
    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure


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