EXAMINATION OF REGIONAL DISPARITY IN THE LEVEL OF TOURIST OFFER IN RURAL CLUSTERS OF SERBIA

  • Tamara Gajić, PhD School of Business, Novi Sad
  • Aleksandra Vujko, PhD School of Business, Novi Sad, South Ural State University, Institute of Sports, Tourism and Service, Russia
  • Marko D. Petrović, PhD Geographical Institute ”Jovan Cvijić”, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA), Belgrade, Serbia, South Ural State University, Institute of Sports, Tourism and Service, Russia
  • Milutin Mrkša, PhD Business School, Novi Sad
  • Mirjana Penić, PhD Department of Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Abstract

Serbia is a country known for turbulent historical events, which completely disrupted the economic and political state of the country, and which had negative effects on the country’s tourist development. In this research, the authors pointed to the current state of the level of services provided in rural parts of Serbia, and on the basis of the obtained data, found that there are disparities in the examined clusters when it comes to the level and quality of the services provided. So far, only a small number of authors have pointed to this issue, however, this research discusses a key problem that has negative implications for the development of rural tourism in Serbia. By including results in further research related to rural tourism, it is possible to develop long-term plans for removing regional disparities in rural clusters in Serbia.

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Published
2018-09-23
How to Cite
GAJIĆ, Tamara et al. EXAMINATION OF REGIONAL DISPARITY IN THE LEVEL OF TOURIST OFFER IN RURAL CLUSTERS OF SERBIA. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 65, n. 3, p. 911-927, sep. 2018. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <http://ea.bg.ac.rs/index.php/EA/article/view/871>. Date accessed: 18 oct. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj1803911G.
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