Planning of Sustainable Tourism in Kosovo western region is a key factor for all involved in touristic offer

Merita Begolli Dauti


Tourism is one of the most complex activities in nowadays modern society. In the developed countries, as well in transition countries, is an important product of export and employment generator. It involves wide interweaving of phenomenon’s and reports occurring during the touristic journey, whereas in its realization it deepens not only in the economic aspect but also in ecological, social and living culture aspect. It seems clear that the success of tourism in the realization of the role as a major moving force for the development of integrated development zone will depend on the type of structure, scale, quality, cost and location of tourist buildings. This means that the development of tourism and protection of natural and cultural heritage should be planned according to the resource base, economic and social needs and ecological sustainability. In the tourism context, planning referee widely on the expectations of the touristic activities and changes that must be done to soften the problems that negatively influence in the development through regular development promotion by effecting social, economic and environment benefits of a touristic zone and at the same time fulfilling the needs of the habitants and the tourists. Planning in tourism can be seen as a decision making and the organizing process for appointing and designing the tourism development preferred for the future. Studying the previous experiences of the touristic destinations brought to light the fact that tourism development in irregular or unplanned way will for sure lead to degradation of the bases of physical and social resource. es on what the tourism is dependent, community as well the destination. Therefore, Kosovo western destination with carefully developed plan has the possibilities to be fully successful in the aspect of achieving the high level of tourism satisfaction, positive economic benefits and minimal negative effects in the local, social and economic environment.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n22p235

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