FACULTY OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT AND TOURISM IN VRNJAČKA BANJA
UNIVERSITY OF KRAGUJEVAC
The Fourth International Scientific Conference
„TOURISM IN FUNCTION OF DEVELOPMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA
Тourism as a Generator of Employment”
THEMATIC SECTIONS OF THE CONFERENCE
* * * I SECTION * * *
Tourism in Function of Development
* * * II SECTION * * *
Тourism as a Generator of Employment
May 30th - June 1st 2019
The objectives of the International scientific conference "TOURISM IN FUNCTION OF DEVELOPMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA – Тourism as a Generator of Employment", which will be held from the 30th May to the 1st June 2019 in Vrnjačka Banja, organized by the Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja, University of Kragujevac, refer to the consideration of various tourism-related aspects and impact of tourism, as one of the world-leading industries, to the development of the countries. The basic idea is to systematize the effects of tourism on the economic, political, demographic, social development by one multidisciplinary approach.
Having in mind that the World Tourism Day 2019 will be marked under the title Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all, that travel and tourism sector in 2017 accounted for 9.9% of global employment (over 313 million jobs), that in the last decade one out of five jobs created worldwide is either directly or indirectly related to tourism, while nearly 100 million new tourism-related jobs could be created over the next decade, that reduction of unemployment rate is set as one of the key priorities of economic policy makers and governments around the world, the specific objective of the 4thInternational Scientific Conference is to consider the role and importance of tourism in generating new jobs, reducing the unemployment and increasing the living standard of the population of the Republic of Serbia and other countries.
In achieving aforementioned Conference objectives, we highly encourage contributions of tourismologists, economists, managers, lawyers, urban planners, sociologists, demographers, geographers, other eminent scientists from universities, institutes, colleges, including representatives of tourism organizations and local self-governments from Serbia and other countries. Organizer’s intention is to open debate on the role tourism plays in the economy of different countries, factors which influence tourism development, measures that need to be taken to adapt to those developments, challenges tourism industry is facing in the digital era, balance that needs to be made between the rights and obligations of the users and providers of tourism services in order to ensure competitiveness of business, etc. It is expected that discussion not only gives answer to many current questions, but also to encourage new ones, in order to improve the tourism-related theory and practice.