IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/khe/journl/v3y2011i12p66-72.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Sustainable Tourism – An Economic Reviving Alternative of the Under-Developed Areas. Case Study – Straja Resort

Author

Listed:
  • Aurel Gheorghilas
  • Bianca Dumitrescu
  • Anda Nicoleta Onetiu

    ("Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University)

Abstract

The tourism development of an area is an ongoing process of designing tourism facilities, the renewal of the existing ones, their dimensioning according to the changes of the tourism demand and supply and most important rendering the tourism activity efficient. According to the realities of the geographical space, the focus of the present study rivets on differentiating certain typologies and principles of tourism development in an area strongly affected by the economic streamlining following the effects that the tourism development has had upon the social and economic reality of the area. Apart from the analysis of the development of the Straja resort, the author realized a diagnostic analysis of the territory underlining the favourable agents for tourism activities, and in the same time the necessary steps that need to be taken in order to ensure the optimal development of the area. The detailed analysis included a series of parameters among which we name a few: number of sky slopes, length of the sky slopes (total and for each category), tourists transport to the sky slopes using the cable transport equipment as well as other auxiliary equipment. In order to dimension this resort, and according to its tourism potential, the optimal accommodation capacity was calculated, the indicator that represents the tourism frequency that a regional socio-economic system can permanently support without suffering any irreparable changes to its structure.

Suggested Citation

  • Aurel Gheorghilas & Bianca Dumitrescu & Anda Nicoleta Onetiu, 2011. "Sustainable Tourism – An Economic Reviving Alternative of the Under-Developed Areas. Case Study – Straja Resort," Knowledge Horizons - Economics, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accountancy Bucharest,"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University Bucharest, vol. 3(1-2), pages 66-72, March-Jun.
  • Handle: RePEc:khe:journl:v:3:y:2011:i:1:2:p:66-72
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://orizonturi.ucdc.ro/arhiva/2011_khe_1-2_pdf/khe_vol_3_iss_1_2_66to72.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL: http://orizonturi.ucdc.ro/arhiva/2011_khe_1-2_pdf/khe_vol_3_iss_1_2_66to72.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:khe:journl:v:3:y:2011:i:1:2:p:66-72. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Adi Sava). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/ffucdro.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.