Tourism as a social phenomenon
Urism is a term that appeared much later than the term travel. In the scientific literature can be found various definitions of tourism. From an etymological point of view, the…

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Svalbard archipelago
In the Arctic Ocean is an archipelago, which consists of four large and more than a thousand small islands. The largest of them has the same name with the archipelago…

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Thematic tourism: European wines

Tourism theorists predict that by 2020 one of the most popular types of tourism will be thematic, which is already actively developing1. To it can be attributed, and tourist programs associated with visiting places of production of various wines2. But this tourist product is not yet widely represented on the Russian tourist market, so it seems interesting and informative to consider the possibility of developing such tours. To do this, it is necessary to analyze the tourist resources of the region. Continue reading

Prospects for the development of foreign tourism in Germany

Despite the fact that Germany is the main guiding tourist market in the world, it forms large-scale tourist traffic to travel abroad and has the largest negative balance of turbalance, the tourism sector of this country occupies a significant place in GDP (8%), employing about 3 million people. That is why the entire tourism system belongs to the Ministry of Economy, which includes the National Council for Tourism, which carries out state regulation of the tourism industry in Germany. In addition, there is the German Center for Tourism Development – a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the tourist opportunities of Germany within the country and abroad. Continue reading