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Managements and marketing in Korca tourist destination


  • Esmeralda Shkira

    (Faculty od Economics, Korce, Albania)

  • Aida Gabeta

    (Faculty od Economics, Korce, Albania)


Tourism is characterized as being a sector that stands out as one of the business activities with the greatest potential for worldwide expansion and as an engine for economic growth. If at the national level, the appeal of tourism is significant, on the local level this sector presents itself as an essential tool in regional development, as a means to avoid regional desertification and stagnation, stimulating the potential of more undeveloped regions. In such a competitive sector as tourism, companies should develop synergies and achieve competitive advantage. This paper reports on experiences and activities that are taken in destination management and marketing in Korça tourist region. Primarily it is told about importance of management and the role of marketing in the development of tourist destination and how to be combined them to grow up competitive advantages. Then are described all main problems of destination management and marketing in Korça region and all problems that are viewed in tourist villages of this region. In the end is suggested a model that can be used to develop sustainable tourism, to grow up profits and to reduce negative impacts that would come from this industry.

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  • Esmeralda Shkira & Aida Gabeta, 2012. "Managements and marketing in Korca tourist destination," Manager Journal, Faculty of Business and Administration, University of Bucharest, vol. 16(1), pages 7-13, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:but:manage:v:16:y:2012:i:1:p:7-13

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