Studying the impacts of event tourism on the host communities in Bulgaria

Economic Processes Management: International Scientific E-Journal. 2017. № 1
Section: International aspects of economic processes management

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Toneva P. I. (2017). Studying the impacts of event tourism on the host communities in Bulgaria, Economic Processes Management: International Scientific E-Journal, 1, Retrieved from: http://epm.fem.sumdu.edu.ua/download/2017_1/epm2017_1_5.pdf

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Authors:
Toneva Petya Ivanova
PhD, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of Economics of Tourism,
Tsenov Academy of Economics, Svishtov, Bulgaria

Abstract:
The research interest is directed towards assessing the impacts of event tourism in Bulgaria as a popular and dynamic element of the tourism supply and demand, which is has a potential for combinations, development and creation. The article outlines the main theoretical and methodological principles of assessing the impacts of event tourism. Based on the existing achievements in the specialized literature, the study offers a model for assessing these effects. The developed instrument is applied empirically and the collected data is analysed. The impacts of the contemporary event tourism on destination Bulgaria are assessed at the aggregate level.

Keywords:
event tourism, impacts of event tourism, destination Bulgaria

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