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Development of Romanian Balneo Tourism

Adriana Ștefan (Matei) ()
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Adriana Ștefan (Matei): „Valahia†University of Târgoviște

Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, 2019, vol. XIX, issue 1, 316-320

Abstract: Romania is among the European countries with a remarkable spa fund what made the Romanian spa tourism have an old tradition and know a great deal development. Of all the tourism segments in Romania, the spa tourism is the only one form of tourism that is based on a permanent, highly complex, practical potential inexhaustible and independent of atmospheric conditions. In line with the increasing development of information technology, in parallel with the isolation of man of nature, it is increasingly evident from the point of view of the body-mind-spirit relationship the importance of tourism products, with an emphasis on health, meeting global needs, aggregates, by extending the concept of health to achieving well-being. Well-being, superior to happiness, means having a clear direction to be followed in life, a sense of belonging, a coherent and positive vision of life, and a sense of affiliation, and is more and more common in the literature, other needs on different stages of Maslow's pyramid. Considering the complexity of health tourism with its forms, it can be said that it has become a form of tourism "of the senses".

Keywords: development; spa tourism; wellness destination; health; well-being (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: M31 G14 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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