Territorial Structure of the Tourist Market in the Context of Regional Competitiveness


  • Irina Yu. Shvets
  • Yuri Yu. Shvets
  • Yulia V. Evdokimova
  • Galina M. Kolpakova


The economy of the tourist market is formed and functions on the basis of the interdependence of the companies in the region, the activities of which are directly or indirectly linked to the economy of tourism as well as preservation of the ecological balance of natural resources and historical, religious objects within the recreational territories. The result of the regional economy is creating and sustaining of the competitive advantage and achieving a higher level of competitiveness of the entire tourism industry. Profiling of a region should be aimed at creating a highly advanced tourist center of an international level that will enable long-term economic development. The real content of the concept of tourism will be shaped in the course of the collision of these positive trends and negative results, and will largely depend on the overall situation in the country, but on the other hand, in many ways it will determine the economic situation in Russia. Different types of tourism activities correspond to relative tourist spaces, representing part of the social space combining a set of interrelated natural and socio-economic conditions used for the tourism industry. The size and composition of the internal organization of a tourist space has a hierarchical structure. This article analyzes the structure of the regional tourist market and its subjects as well as key approaches to the formation of the concept of regional tourism management. The article discusses also examines spatial-regional clustering of tourist areas, the basic conditions for the creation of tourist clusters, and the principles of the establishment and management of tourist clusters.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3s5p267


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Shvets, I. Y., Shvets, Y. Y., Evdokimova, Y. V., & Kolpakova, G. M. (2015). Territorial Structure of the Tourist Market in the Context of Regional Competitiveness. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 6(3 S5), 267. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/mjss/article/view/6780