Claudia MOISA, Raluca IVAN



The aim of this study was to identify trends in industrial tourism literature in bibliometric terms by analyzing scientific studies carried out in recent decades. According to research findings, were observed that experimental researches on industrial tourism do not hold an important place in the Romanian specialized literature and other international publications.

This paper conducts a bibliometric overview of the industrial tourism research on the Web of Science (WOS) platform and it identifies the most frequently used terms with regard to industrial tourism, by means of the VOSviewer software tool.


inindustrial tourism, bibliometric analysis, VOSviewer.



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