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Free Time –The Major Factor Of Influence For Leisure


  • Catrinel Dridea

    () (Romanian-American University, Bucharest)

  • Gina Sztruten

    () (Romanian-American University, Bucharest)


Nowadays, leisure services determine an increasing new way of tourism development. Tourism operators include more and more a large selection of leisure opportunities that reflect the principal way to delimit and differentiate their offers and furthermore to establish a stronger position in tourism market. The variety of leisure activities influences the creation of numerous possibilities of entertainment and in consequence knowing the meaningful factors of leisure’s influence would determine the premises for it. As a result this paper tries to analyze the influencing factors of leisure participation The time factor, or more important the free time represents a major component of leisure services, as these services take place in people’ free time, and the dimension and evolution of free time has a dramatic impact on leisure development.

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  • Catrinel Dridea & Gina Sztruten, 2010. "Free Time –The Major Factor Of Influence For Leisure," Romanian Economic Business Review, Romanian-American University, vol. 5(1), pages 208-213, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:rau:journl:v:5:y:2010:i:1:p:208-213

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    leisure; free time; behavior; trends;


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