Tourism development, touristic local taxes and local human resources: A stable way to improve efficiency and effectiveness of local strategies of development

Arta Musaraj
Abstract:
Tourism represents an aggressive and growing industry which is gaining fast impact and importance in national and local economies. This new shape that the touristic product and touristic sector is gaining makes necessary a deep understanding of influencing factor and the range of impact this shape creates while trying to understand patterns, strategies and increased benefits. This not just referring to the touristic operators, public administrators and academic researcher. The big changes in the tourism concept affect actually more and more small businesses, families which actually have more chances to get in this industry as well as to have more tangible benefits from revenues of the sector. All this actors become more and more aware that the management of the sector, it’s outcomes particularly referring to tourism tax at local level becomes the only way to create added value to the touristic chain and ensure touristic infrastructure set up and reinforcement, so much necessary for a sustainable local economic development. Local resources are the key elements for this aim and human local resources quality becomes more affecting the whole sector as much as its main characteristics, management and direct benefit becomes more local. Touristic local tax managed in a more efficient way when it comes to its collection, and distributed more effectively among different elements which constitute the backbone of local public services, underline the importance of qualitative and responsible local public administrations representing a strong item for the future of the touristic sector as well as for the development of communities.

Keywords:
tourism industry, public administration, local human resources, local touristic tax, community development

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): http://dx.medra.org/10.7336/academicus.2012.06.04

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