The Importance of Transportation in Tourism Sector

7th Silk Road International Conference “Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainable Economic Development in Eurasian Countries”, May 24, 2012 – May 26, 2012

6 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last revised: 22 Mar 2013

Date Written: May 24, 2012

Abstract

Tourism sector is one of the main important sectors of the economy. Many countries take advantage of covering the budget deficit with the help of profits coming from tourism. That is why tourism sometimes is called a factory without chimney. But tourism has its own unique features that differentiate this sector from the others. Like in the other service industries, in tourism the customers, that is, the tourists come to the destination where the tourism services are provided.

As the matter of fact it is difficult to think of tourism sector without transportation. Transportation is the main mean to carry passengers, that is, the tourists to the actual site where tourism services are performed.

In this article, the actual transportation situation of Azerbaijan and other countries in tourism sector have been analyzed, statistical data of Azerbaijan and other countries have been used, the importance of tourism sector has been stated.

Keywords: Tourism sector, transportation, service industry, Azerbaijan, destination

JEL Classification: L83

Suggested Citation

Mammadov, Rufat, The Importance of Transportation in Tourism Sector (May 24, 2012). 7th Silk Road International Conference “Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainable Economic Development in Eurasian Countries”, May 24, 2012 – May 26, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2231334

Rufat Mammadov (Contact Author)

Qafqaz University ( email )

Baku Sumgait Road 16th km.
Hasan Aliyev Str. 120
Khirdalan, Baku AZ0101
Azerbaijan
+994518806746 (Phone)

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