Introduction -- The position of countries of Central and Eastern Europe on the international tourism market -- Geography of tourism of the Republic of Belarus -- Geography of tourism in Bulgaria -- Geography of tourism in Croatia -- Geography of tourism in the Czech Republic -- Geography of tourism in the Hungary -- Lithuanian tourism geography -- Geography of tourism of Poland -- Geography of tourism in Romania -- Geography of tourism of the European part of Russia -- Geography of tourism of Slovakia -- Geography of tourism in Slovenia -- Geography of tourism of Ukraine.
This book presents a comprehensive overview of the tourism market development in Central and Eastern European countries. It is divided into 13 chapters, including a chapter dedicated to Belarus, all richly illustrated with colorful maps and illustrations. The book presents the output of international conferences organized every two years by the Department of Regional Geography and Tourism of the University of Wroclaw which have served as inspiration for this book. Chapter 1 provides the characteristics of 20 post-communist countries of the region on the international tourism market and it sets the background and context for the following chapters. Chapters 2 to 13 present the condition of research on tourism, tourist attractions, tourist infrastructure, tourism movement, main types of tourism as well as tourist regionalization in 12 Central and Eastern European countries. All chapters have been updated with reference to the statistics. This book is a revised and updated version of “The Geography of Tourism of Central and Eastern Europe Countries” published by the Department of Regional Geography and Tourism of Wroclaw University in 2012. It has been developed by a group of specialists through their exchange of research experience in the scope of international tourism in Central and Eastern Europe..
Contents // 1 The Position of Countries of Central and Eastern Europe on the // International Tourism Market... 1 // Janusz Marak and Jerzy Wyrzykowski // 2 Geography of Tourism of the Republic of Belarus... 19 // Ivan Pirozhnik // 3 Geography of Tourism in Bulgaria... 71 // Robert Wilus // 4 Geography of Tourism in Croatia... 109 // Armina Kapusta and Robert Wilus // 5 Geography of Tourism in the Czech Republic... 149 // Jirí Vystoupil and Martin Sauer // 6 Geography of Tourism in Hungary... 189 // Katalin Formadi, Peter Mayer and Erzsébet Pénzes // 7 Lithuanian Tourism Geography... 233 // Algirdas Stanaitis and Saulius Stanaitis // 8 Geography of Tourism of Poland... 281 // Magdalena Duda-Seifert, Krzysztof Widawski and Jerzy Wyrzykowski // 9 Geography of Tourism in Romania... 329 // Alexandru Ilie§, Dorina Camelia Ilie§, Corina Tätar and Marin Ilie§ // 10 Geography of Tourism of the European Part of Russia... 375 // Victoria Pogodina and Anna Matveevskaya // v // vi // Contents // 11 Geography of Tourism of Slovakia... 437 // Peter Cuka and Anna Šenková // 12 Geography of Tourism in Slovenia... 467 // Dejan Cigale and Anton Gosar // 13 Geography of Tourism of Ukraine... 509 // Viktoriya Kiptenko, Olga Lyubitseva, Marta Malska, Mykhajlo Rutynskiy, Yuriy Zan’ko and Jurij Zinko