ISSN 2284-7995, ISSN Online 2285-3952


Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 12, Issue 3
Written by Dragos-Ion SMEDESCU, Manea DRAGHICI

Romanian tourism, has seen a generally upward trend over the past decade and was benefiting from increased attention from both policy makers and to the decision, supported by many programs, the European Community. Due to natural resources at its disposal, bio-diversity of flora and fauna unique in Europe, Romania is one of the world's most diversified tourism products, is a predominantly agricultural country, with generous rural area, offering wonderful scenery and opportunities for development of rural tourism. This paper analyzes the situation of tourism in the county of Olt in relation to Oltenia, following items: accommodation capacity situation in the period 1995 - 2009, tourist reception of Olt County since 2003 until 2010 and tourist reception of Oltenia region with reference to the years 2009 and 2010. In 1995, at the Region, existing tourist accommodation capacity (seats) was 17,462 and, depending thousand places / day was 4149.8 and the Olt, the existing accommodation capacity was 1244 and in operation thousand places / day, 312.7, a discrepancy in this case, over 12%. Greater is the gap in the years 2009 and namely, in the region, existing tourist accommodation capacity was 16,349 seats, and thousands places in operation / days of 4233 and the Olt, 568, places the existing capacity and of 192.4, in operation, thousands jobs / day, a gap of over 29% from current and over 22% in places / days. While the Oltenia region, as a whole, has a powerful tourism potential but untapped all yet, the situation of tourism for Olt county is precarious.

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