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Global innovations in tourism


Sergii Sardak, Vladimir Dzhyndzhoian, Alla Samoilenko. (2016).

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21511/im.12(3).2016.04

Abstract
The article is devoted to the increasing role of tourism in the world economy. The dynamics of international tourism indicators is investigated. The main global innovations in the tourism industry are identified: the growth of tourism types; the application of qualitatively new solutions of scientific and methodological and applied character; growing of tourism influence on the society; the existence of synergistic effect in the tourist industry as a result of combination of subjects efforts at all management levels; changing of the role of internal and external factors that encourage innovative tourism development. In the article, the interaction of global processes on tourism innovations is defined. These processes are: intellectualization, informatization, cooperation, formation of the global tourism market, liberalization of the national tourism markets, increased competition and the spread of transnationalization.

Keywords: tourism, innovations, globalization, world, type of tourism, innovative factors.
JEL Classification: L83, O32.