Tourism Development Index of local self-government units: The example of Croatia

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https://doi.org/10.3986/AGS.9814

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tourism geography, tourism flow, accommodation facilities, employment in tourism and hospitality, tourist destination, regional development, Croatia

Abstract

The goal of the research was to construct a model for calculating the Tourism Development Index (TDI) at the local level. TDI is based on ten indicators: total number of beds, total number of beds per 100 residents, number of beds in hotels and similar establishments, number of beds in hotels and similar establishments per 100 residents, number of tourist arrivals, number of tourist arrivals per capita, number of overnight stays, number of overnight stays per capita, number of employed in tourism and hospitality and share of employed in tourism and hospitality in total employment. Based on TDI, 556 cities/towns and municipalities were categorised into five classes. Due to the usage of both absolute and relative values, TDI recognises the tourism development better than the previously used indices.

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21-06-2022

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Opačić VT, Klarić Z, Beroš I, Boranić Živoder S. Tourism Development Index of local self-government units: The example of Croatia. AGS [Internet]. 2022 Jun. 21 [cited 2022 Jul. 6];62(1):77-8. Available from: https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/ags/article/view/9814

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