Evaluating the significance of nautical tourism for tourism and economy

Desimir Bošković; Srećko Favro (HHI); Mirjana Kovačić;

Godina: 2006

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CHANGE MANAGEMENT / Vukovič, Goran (ur.). - Kranj, Slovenija : Universa V Mariboru, Fakulteta za organizacijske vede Kran , 2006. 957-967. 25. International Conference Organizational Sciences „ ; CHANGE MANAGEMENT“ ; Portorož, Slovenija, 15-17.03.2006

In this paper the authors present clearly and concisely the significanice of nautical tourism for economy and tourism. Its role in the economy is definited and the need to apply systematic approach in evaluating in evaluating its effects is emphasised. Nautical tourism is one of the most propulsive kinds of tourism, which has the characteristic of recreation. It is a new socio-economic phenomenon in our society and its future is yet to come. With its multiple effects id contributes to diverse and opulent aspect of living, urbanization and development of the space, and also has a number of other effects which are directly or indirectly related to the integral tourist humanisation of the space. Exceptional economic effects and high profitability of nautical tourism and numerous multiplicative effects best illustrate and increasing interest fot this maritime activity. Increased interest in investments into nautical tourism and port construction arise from its high profitability rate which in the result of positive effects of numerous functions which are repeatedly generated in this business activity. It is exactly in nautical tourism that many business activities are interntwinwd and create a high nautical and tourist consumption per a boater and a vessel, on average two times higher than the consumption of the standard tourists. The author emphasise the importance of continuous research and systematic approach to evaluation of the effects of nautical tourism in this development.