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DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2014/B53/S21.060

THE IMPACT OF HUMAN RESOURCES IN DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL TOURISM IN KOSOVO

N.Ismajli, I. Rexhepi
Wednesday 1 October 2014 by Libadmin2014

References: 14th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2014, www.sgem.org, SGEM2014 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-19-3 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 19-25, 2014, Book 5, Vol. 3, 455-462 pp

ABSTRACT
In this paper we will talk about the impact of human resources in development of rural tourism in Kosovo. Tourism plays very important role in the economic growth, especially for countries in transition like Kosovo. Efforts in according to strengthening the economic development of rural areas are comprehensive, given the largeness of its tourist value, viewed from economically, environmentally, socially and culturally. Firstly, the paper summarizes the tourism effect in economy and secondly the paper analysis human resources as advantage for increasing the tourism impact in general economic developments of the country. Beside this the study has analyzed as well the legislation of the sector, culture and natural resources of the country that plays the role of the key drivers for the development. In this way, it tries in the paper, motivation to find alternative tourism models that support sustainable rural development.

Keywords: Human resources, rural tourism, tourism law, culture, natural resources.