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Correlation of Notions "Traveler", "Visitor" and "Tourist": International Statistical Approach


  • Vysochan Oleg S.

    () (National University "Lviv Polytechnic")


The article studies individual provisions of international regulatory documents on economic statistics, which represent terminology of the tourist branch. It analyses differences between such notions as traveller, visitor and tourist in the international practice of statistics. It generalises separate categories of travellers that are excluded from the stock of visitors in accordance with the international practice of statistics of tourism. It improves definitions of the terms, connected with the tourist activity, represented in the Law of Ukraine "On Tourism", on the basis of international experience. It identifies prospective directions of further research for development of the economy of tourism.

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  • Vysochan Oleg S., 2013. "Correlation of Notions "Traveler", "Visitor" and "Tourist": International Statistical Approach," Business Inform, RESEARCH CENTRE FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS of NAS (KHARKIV, UKRAINE), Kharkiv National University of Economics, issue 3, pages 200-206.
  • Handle: RePEc:idp:bizinf:y:2013:i:3:p:200_206

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