Adrian Liviu SCUTARIU


This article aims to highlight how tourist activity is distributed in the EU. Europe continues to hold a significant share of international tourism, although other destinations of the world (such as Asia-Pacific) are increasingly popular. In general, the tourist activity of the EU is concentrated in a few countries, which record the largest number of overnight stays (residents and non-residents) and the highest income obtained from international tourism; in this case tourism has a great significance for economy. There are smaller countries where tourism is of great importance, too. A number of opportunities, in terms of attracting tourists from the EU, with positive effects for economy, are also evident in Eastern and Central Europe, the EU’s newer members.


E.U., nights spent, receipts, tourism, tourism intensity


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