PETRIT HASANAJ1, ARTAN NIMANI2, BEKE KUQI3
Authors country of origin: Kosovo1/2/3
Institutional affiliation: 1College “Iliria” Prishtina, 2University of Prizren “Ukshin Hoti”, 3University “Haxhi Zeka”, Peja.
Managing tourist destinations is the use of tourism potential of a country for tourism development and national economy in general, requires analytical tools and policies as part of development programs. The correct understanding of structural elements and dynamic processes is a very important factor in the development of a tourist destination.
Kosovo does not have direct access to the sea but has a mountainous hilly character, has a very favorable climate and many natural resources, and a rich cultural and historical heritage that are considered as the basis for further tourism development. The purpose of this research is to study the development of tourism in Kosovo and it is intended to make an important contribution in solving the best models of sustainable tourism development in this region. The Republic of Kosovo is in the phase of change and fundamental development where tourism is considered a very important source for the development of the country’s general economy. According to ministry data, tourism has been identified as one of the most powerful sectors for economic development and a very important market for foreign direct investment.
The Republic of Kosovo pays special attention to tourism and food, due to the climatic conditions and nature that can be used for the development and promotion of tourism as well as due to the great and unparalleled cultural and historical wealth as a very important part of the country’s cumulative tourist offer.
Key words: Tourism, development, destinations, management, regions
Volume 1.No.1(2018): April
ISSN 2661-2666 (Online) International Scientific Journal Monte (ISJM)
ISSN 2661-264X (Print)
DOI : 10.33807/monte.1.201904248
DOI URL : https://doi.org/10.33807/monte.1.201904248
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