KNOWLEDGE FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT
Tourism is an important economic sector for many countries and regions around the world. In relation to the necessary resources, many countries have more than only attractive unpolluted areas on the international market of the demand, where in order to maintain and even enhance the level of expectations and the tourist offer, comes to population growth. For these destiniations, it is vital to understand the procedures from which the modern tourism can take advantage of, the purpose of their needs and preserving the environment in which it operates and on which it depends. Therefore, tourism is one of the priority sectors of each country. In the strategies which are prepared by the countries, the tourism sector has a special significance. This is certainly not accidental: the development of tourism has an impact on both the social and political and socio-economic relations in society. It is reasonably to consider tourism as an area that assimilates total domestic commercial surpluses and integrates local, regional and international stakeholders and resources.
Industry without chimneys can produce growth and development without precedent. It all depends on resources, tradition, habits. Today we live in a world of globalization and highly developed management strategies. However, such a development and use is impossible in today's world of offer of the tourist destinations, which as a tourist option existed for decades. In the sense of improvement and tourism development, the most successful tourist destinations are increasingly oriented towards knowledge. Without knowledge, as the strongest resource, none of the economic branches, including tourism in the global society stand any chance. They can only survive as marginalized offers or supplements to other bigger and more experienced traditionally proven and successful destinations.
This indicates the intention that the knowledge as a resource and especially as a special practice must be used. Knowledge management in the tourism business is not only winning need, but it is also the essential need. Knowledge management is inextricably linked to the man as a unique resource in the world of the global economy, as the most important driver of any economic development and tourism.
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