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Tourism in Border Regions: Theoretical Aspects of a Geographical Study

Author Katrovsky A. P. Kovalev Yu. P., Mazhar L. Yu., Shcherbakova S. A.
DOI https://doi.org/10.5922/2079-8555-2017-1-7
Pages 81-90
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Keywords tourism, border regions, transboundary tourism and recreation sys­tems, attractiveness of state borders
Abstract (summary) This article considers theoretical aspects of tourism studies and development in border regions. The work aims to identify key areas of geographical studies into tourism in border regions. Its research significance lies in a review of Russian and international literature on border territory and the role of tourism in socioeconomic development. In terms of methodology, it is an analytical work. The authors stress a need for a systemic approach to analysing tourism in border areas and describe the particularities of tourism on such territories. It is stressed that institutional barriers have become a major obstacle to the development of transboundary tourism regions. Borders are classed depending on the border regime and strictness of tourist entry procedures. Special attention is paid to the attractiveness of state border areas. The authors identify external and internal conditions affecting tourism development and functioning in border areas. The practical significance of the study lies in the possi­bility of using its findings in developing tourism development programmes for bor­der territories in contemporary Russia.
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