Clusters as Efficient Form of Tourism Potential Use in Ukraine

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Year:
2015
Type of Publication:
Article
Keywords:
Ukraine, Tourism Cluster, Podilsko- Bykovynskiy Tourism Cluster, Geographical Concentration, Tourism Potential, Social-Geographic Factors Of Tourism Cluster Formation, Festivals, Historical Sites, Ethno- Tourism, Fortresses, Tourism Potential
Authors:
Alina Gutsuliak; Myroslav Zaiachuk
Journal:
IJRIES
Volume:
2
Number:
1
Pages:
1-4
Month:
Jan.-Feb.
ISSN:
2394-1375
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Abstract:
Cluster approach to organization of production and development of economy has become a world-spread trend of the last decades. Numerous economic reforms introduced in developed countries are now oriented towards clusters (it is only in the EU countries that over 150 regional innovation cluster-based strategies were realized). Said reforms aim at development of competitive production as growing-points of regional economics, and, proceeding from such economic basis – at provision of higher living standards within the region. Many countries of the world (including Ukraine) today individually approbate cluster formations economically and familiarize with advanced experience to form regulatory and legal framework for their establishment. It is tourism clusters that should become the driving force in regional and global aspects. Tourism clusters have all preconditions to efficiently use regional tourism potential and are expected to become the poles of regional economic growth, increase competitiveness between cluster participants, raise employment indices in local inhabitants, etc