Tourist Attractiveness of Selected Reservoirs Flood in Podkarpacie Province Cover Image

Zvýšenie atraktívnosti vybraných vodných nádrží v Podkarpatskom vojvodstve
Tourist Attractiveness of Selected Reservoirs Flood in Podkarpacie Province

Author(s): Renata Grzywacz, Jan Krupa, Izabela Cichocka
Subject(s): Environmental interactions, Tourism
Published by: VERBUM - vydavateľstvo Katolíckej univerzity v Ružomberku
Keywords: Ecotourism; Tourism development strategy; Tourist attractions;

Summary/Abstract: Water tourism is closely related to use of water reservoirs for tourism and recreation activities and tourism qualified, both during the weekend and holidays. Lakes are tourist attraction in specific regions and constitute a fundamental element of tourism resources. Podkarpacie is unique area of tourist attractions and sightseeing, and it owes its natural and cultural attractiveness. Water tourism is here favorable conditions for development. Determinants of the tourist attractiveness of the three selected reservoirs flood located in Podkarpacie Province (Lagoon "Maziarnia" in Wilcza Wola, Lagoon in Ożanna and Solina) were the subject of discussion in this paper. Aim of the study: The essential purpose of paper is to present strategic components flooding water, which determine the tourist attractiveness of Podkarpacie Province. Material and methods: The applied research method was indirect interviews using a questionnaire. The study was conducted in summer 2015, among the number of 150 group of youth. Among surveyed 104 respondents visited selected bays in Podkarpacie, 46 spent their leisure time in other places. Results: To water reservoirs most people come with their family (38% of respondents), spending the night in the fields tent and agritourism farms (62% of responses). According to respondents, the most important advantage in attracting tourists over the lagoons is the possibility of recreation and relaxation near the water (33% of responses). Other factors are "water attractions" (26% of responses) and landscape and nature (19% of responses). Tourists attract rich infrastructure catering and entertainment and proper technical infrastructure (11% of responses). Opinions concerning attractiveness of the flooding are definitely positive. The greatest influence is on ability to use different water attractions and leisure activities; values of recreational and natural values of lagoons and their surroundings.

  • Issue Year: XVII/2017
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 87-99
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: English