Local authorities and tourism: the role of regional tourist products in Poland

  • Received November 12, 2018;
    Accepted December 14, 2018;
    Published December 19, 2018
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    Volume 2 2019, Issue #1, pp. 16-23
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The article indicates the role of local authorities in influencing the development of tourism, including the creation of regional tourism products. The aim of paper is to define and characterize the capabilities of local authorities concerning the development of tourism, including legal, organizational, investment and promotional instruments. Also, the importance of regional tourism products was substantiated, including their structure, conditions and approaches to creation as well, as their role in regional development. The article is an introduction to in-depth research on the importance of regional tourism products in providing social and cultural security.

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    • Table 1. Possible impact of local authorities on tourism development