Cosmin-Nicolae MIREA, Puiu NISTOREANU


The aim of this study is to find out what are the research topics and tools used in the literature on tourism and sustainable development in the Danube areas. The Mini Review technique was chosen for this. Based on the keywords Tourism, Danube and Sustainable Development, articles were searched in the literature that meet the following criteria: to be current articles (published between 2017-2021), to be open access and to contain in title the keywords listed above. Several databases were used and 8 articles were identified. The main research tools are quantitative tools, and among the topics addressed were identified rural tourism, wine tourism, tourism resources, but also Covid19


Danube, Mini Review, research tools, sustainable development, tourism.


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