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2020, vol. 67, iss. 4, pp. 1249-1264
Potentials for tourism development based on protected natural resources in Moravica administrative district territory: Opinion of the city of Čačak residents
aHigher business school of vocational studies, Kruševac
bUniversity of Kragujevac, Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism, Vrnjačka Banja,,
Keywords: nature-based tourism; natural potentials in tourism; protected natural resources; local population; moravica administrative district; the city of Čačak
The purpose of this paper is to indicate the potentials for tourism development based on the protected natural resources of the Republic of Serbia situated in the Moravica administrative district territory, the degree of their current utilization for the purposes of tourism and local population information on the above mentioned. Closed-ended survey was conducted (five-point scale) on the random sample of the residents in the urban part of the city of Čačak as the administrative center of the Moravica administrative district. The results are: 1) low degree of information among the local population, 2) medium (good) potential for tourism development, and 3) very low level of its utilization for tourism purposes. The results are also considered according to the natural resources protection type. The contribution of this paper is in the indication of potentially successful elements in future tourism offer for the entities in the field of tourism and hospitality.
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article language: English
document type: Original Scientific Paper
DOI: 10.5937/ekoPolj2004249G
received: 27/11/2020
accepted: 08/12/2020
published in SCIndeks: 06/01/2021
peer review method: double-blind
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