Ivanka Vasenska

Ivanka Vasenska
South-West University "Neofit Rilski" · Department of Tourism

PhD

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September 2015 - June 2017
South-West University "Neofit Rilski"
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Publications (25)
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Although that today most people reside in cities, megacities, megapolises or urban agglomerations, they are striving to experience nature more often and in a significantly ways following new forms of tourism. Sustainable going back to nature is one of them and it allows inhabitants of both cities and countryside to find more differentiated ways to...
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Tourism is an escape door to a better, nicer, cleaner and most of all peaceful world—the world of dreamed and long-awaited vacation, which rejuvenates with positive emotional experiences for the time our next escape. In the era of global tourism, every whim can be satisfied at a very reasonable price, every destination is relatively affordable, and...
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The main forms of modern tourism are closely relevant to economic growth of a destination, connection to local and national policies, impact on the environment and interaction with local communities and even with specific social groups. In the same time tourism offers various opportunities to experience many new roles (Lapps and Gibson 2003; Stan...
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In the context of current crises following COVID-19 and growing global economic uncertainties, the issues regarding financial transactions with FINTECH are increasingly apparent. Consequently, in our opinion, the utilization of FINTECH financial transactions leads to а risk-reduction approach when in contact with other people. Moreover, financial t...
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Research background: The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 has affected to vary degrees the way of life of global society and the country’s economies. Subsequent social, economic, and political crises inevitably provoke part of the scientific community to focus their research interest, towards COVID-19 impact. The pandemic may have encouraged comp...
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The concept of the sharing economy is spreading all over the world. From car rides to home sharing to tool rentals, the sharing economy offers all this and much more. Its business models are mediated through digital platforms that allow for a more accurate real-time measurement of spare capacities and can dynamically connect these capacities to tho...
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Until the beginning of this year, tourism was the favored brain child, both by economy's family and by destiny. Over the past decades, the cataclysms, crises and upheavals in the global economic family have either diverged or not deeply affected the tourism sector, as it managed quickly to shake them off and stand back on its feet and even thrives....
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When Bulgaria received its independence in 1989, the tourism sector was one of the few economic activities bringing foreign currency flows into the economy, respectively, to the state budget and the vaults of the Bulgarian National Bank Data. Beginning with an overview of tourism development history starting in the 1920s, this chapter highlights th...
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Tourism as a socio-economic phenomenon, combines market aspects of economic relations and social-oriented society’s development objectives. In the contemporary environment for tourist industry development destination is a key element of tourism system, particularly manifested all interconnections and interdependencies of a given system with externa...
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The world’s oldest gold artifact a tiny gold bean just - 4 mm in diameter is dated back to 4,500-4,600 B.C., which makes it 200 older then the earliest major assemblage of gold artifacts (dated to the first half of the fifth millennium B.C) both located in what is now Bulgaria – in the heart of ancient Thrace. Historians and archaeologists proclaim...
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Contemporary tourism is one of the few branches, creating jobs in the big Bulgarian cities and big tourist centres as in the rural and mountain areas, providing variety of opportunities for over fifty kinds of specialists from different ages. In those frames, the aim of this paper is to unveil, analyse and evaluate the possibilities for enhancing i...
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The concept of tourism destination attractiveness does not constitute a new topic in the scientific literature in the field of tourism. On the contrary, attention has been brought towards it since last century’s 60 years. For a relatively long period, however, the existing studies show out that they not only did not lead to the creation of a single...
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Worldwide, festivals and local special events are used as key elements within regional development strategies. Festivals and local special events are widely acknowledged to make an important contribution to the economic development of their local areas, as they provide opportunities for tourism promotion, commercial outcomes and increased inward in...
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Worldwide, festivals and local special events are used as key elements within regional development strategies. Festivals and local special events are widely acknowledged to make an important contribution to the economic development of their local areas, as they provide opportunities for tourism promotion, commercial outcomes and increased inward in...
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Choosing the holiday destination and formatting a preference for it is based on a recognizable image, a good reputation, awareness of the main competitive advantages of a destination, and hence-the importance of this image and reputation for the competitiveness of tourist destinations. The image is an important, significant part of the tourist dest...

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