THE STUDY OF INNOVATION IN TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN A TOURISTRECREATIONAL CLUSTER (ON THE EXAMPLE OF THE LIPETSK REGION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION) Cover Image

THE STUDY OF INNOVATION IN TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN A TOURISTRECREATIONAL CLUSTER (ON THE EXAMPLE OF THE LIPETSK REGION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION)
THE STUDY OF INNOVATION IN TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN A TOURISTRECREATIONAL CLUSTER (ON THE EXAMPLE OF THE LIPETSK REGION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION)

Author(s): Olga V. Skrobotova, Raisa M. Ivanova, Irina Polyakova
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Economy
Published by: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze
Keywords: a tourist cluster; innovations in tourism; regional tourism development; innovative business activity
Summary/Abstract: The tourism industry is considered as a condition of the economic growth and the society development in modern Russia. The level and direction of the innovation process become a factor of competitiveness in a tourism industry. The problem of innovations on the level of a regional tourism development is very important in this context. The Federal Target Program “The development of the inbound and outbound tourism in the Russian Federation (2011-2018 years)” is being realized since 2011 in Russia. According to this program the tourism and recreational clusters and automobile tourist clusters were established in the different regions if the country. This article focuses on the studying of the practice of the innovative approaches to the tourism development in the Lipetsk region of the Russian Federation. The relevance of the present studying is determined by the necessity to analyze the experience and results of realization of cluster approach in tourism in the region mentioned. Nowadays there are five clusters established in the Lipetsk region. The innovative approach to the tourism development in the tourism and recreational cluster “Yelets” becomes the object of studying. The different types of innovations and conditions of the innovative process are described in this article.

  • Page Range: 668-678
  • Page Count: 11
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: English