• Renata Pindžo Faculty of Economics, Finance and Administration, Singidunum University; Deputy Minister, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications
  • Lidija Barjaktarović Faculty of Business, Singidunum University
Keywords: economic development, incentives, investments, employment


Nowdays, we can talk about the concept of economic development which is driven by tourism, although the tourism development in many developed tourism destinations still depends of the level of economic development in general. Serbia has recognized the importance of this phenomenon; tourism came into the focus of the economic policy and expectations especially with regard to the future economic effects. Aware, that is necessary to establish a system of experience and comprehensive tourist products which are positioned and ready for the global market, as well as recognizable tourism image of the country as an attractive, safe, new and undiscovered tourism destination, Serbia defined new system of incentives, launched tourism industry, improve the regulatory framework, mobilized resources. With accepting global standards and rules, tourism fulfills all conditions to become a dynamic market for employment and career development in particular for young people.


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How to Cite
Pindžo, R., & Barjaktarović, L. (2016). TOURISM AS A DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA. TISC - Tourism International Scientific Conference Vrnjačka Banja, 1(2), 135-152. Retrieved from