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Tourism management as an element of contemporary international relations

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Tourism management is a significant mean for realization of various political objectives, such as development of a given country’s image abroad, or a character and the zone of relations with other states. It is also a phenomenon of sizable and diversified contents. The tourism itself plays a significant role as one of the components of international economic relations. Currently, tourism and/or tourism management is a reason for numerous scientific studies. Tourism is continuously accompanied by such phenomena and notions as: migration of persons, transfer of money and capital, exchange of goods and services, currency exchange rates, international cooperation or balance of payments. The problems associated with foreign tourism occupies an important position in the scope of international economic relations. Purpose of the article is to analyze the significance of international cooperation in tourism, and identification of its basic forms, recognition of main entities of international tourist policy and their initiatives undertaken to the benefit of tourism development. The article is focused on cooperation of governmental organizations. The performed analysis proved that the significance of various form of international cooperation in tourism remain on the increase. Its scope and role in shaping contemporary tourism policy are expanding constantly.
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  • Faculty of Management, Czestochowa University of Technology, 69 Dabrowskiego Str., 42-200 Czestochowa, Poland
  • Faculty of Management, Czestochowa University of Technology, 69 Dabrowskiego Str., 42-200 Czestochowa, Poland
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