Accursed Mountains impact in International Freelance Tourism

Alban Fejza


Accursed Mountains lies in three states, two of which are neighboring states of the Republic of Kosovo. Consequently, they bring benefits to independent mountain tourism from international tourists. Through the development of alternative mountain tourism and independent guides, the Cursed Mountains, including all the villages and towns that are part of them, have managed to attract the attention of international tourists and turn them into an attractive destination for them.
The purpose of this scientific paper relies in literature research and comparison of findings, to highlight the origins of tourism stagnation in the researched area and through comparisons of different theories and practices, to give recommendations for improving the current situation.
Methods of this study are mainly retrospective, descriptive and comparative based on relevant theories, literature, internet findings and previous studies and as well the personal observation due to experience gained in previous education levels.
Natural beauty, authenticity, history, culture and finally reasonable prices, continue to be determining factors in the decision of international tourists towards the visit of natural wonders that this part of the Balkan Peninsula offers.
Researching and reviewing the preliminary Balkan literature and issuing new assessments of the tourist and geographical values of the Cursed Mountains would be very useful in the process of identifying and evaluating the tourist motives of the Cursed Mountains. With the possession of real and up-to-date statistics, coordination of central and local policies, each of the countries could draw up plans for sustainable tourism development. Creating a sustainable tourism concept for any purpose entrepreneurship is multi factorial process, including environmental, social and economic factors.
Based on the findings, it is recommended coordination between the institutions of the three countries for the design and implementation of a joint strategy, in order to create more suitable conditions for international tourists and at the same time greater economic benefits and the inclusion of local economies.

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