HUNTING TOURISM AND ITS ROLE FOR SERBIAN RURAL REGIONS DEVELOPMENT

  • Branislav Živković Technical School Žagubica

Abstract

Hunting is a primal human activity. Thanks to his hunting skills, the man managed to survive in the early stages of development of the human race. Today, the hunting is specific industrial branch - hunting tourism, as an integral part of the rural tourism, which generates valuable income to organizations dealing with the protection, cultivation and use of ethical norms of hunting, as well as areas where hunting takes place. Bearing in mind that the modern tourists' demand is primarily characterized by a serious shift from mass tourism to the selective forms of tourism, where the emphasis is on the return to nature and a high level of awareness for preserving natural, ethnic and cultural heritage of a tourism destination with a tourist being not a mere consumer and a passer-by but an active participant in life of destinations, hunting is increasingly gaining in significance. The paper points out the importance that the implementation of hunting tourism in rural areas can have on economic growth and development of the field. The advantages and limiting factors that affect the implementation of hunting tourism are presented. Paper also emphasises the importance of marketing management, as well as tourist propaganda for the development of hunting tourism destination. It points to the potential dangers posed by uncontrolled implementation of hunting tourism.

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Published
2017-06-03
How to Cite
Živković, B. (2017). HUNTING TOURISM AND ITS ROLE FOR SERBIAN RURAL REGIONS DEVELOPMENT. Tourism International Scientific Conference Vrnjačka Banja - TISC, 2(1), 309-326. Retrieved from http://www.tisc.rs/proceedings/index.php/hitmc/article/view/147