Challenges generated by the global economic crisis, terrorism, epidemics, wich therefore directly affected global tourism industry, raised the global question to approach the tourism in a new vision, more complex. Thus, WTO and the World Travel & Tourism Council considered that this will be important condition for the reception destinations and local communities development. The new tourism ventures to include a new dimension of travel and tourism, as a mature response to a world more complicated. Global awareness of the importance of tourism has triggered a new vision on the opportunities offered by global tourism. T
This article provides information on the latest statistics on tourism in the European Union (EU). The tourism is an important sector due to its economic potential, employment of labor and its social and environmental implications. Tourism statistics are used to monitor not only EU policies in tourism but also regional policy and sustainable development policy. The role of tourism, for both business and citizens, has grown considerably in recent decades. According to the estimates of DG Enterprise and Industry of the European Commission, tourism accounts for over 5% of the EU-27 GDP. Tourist accommodation sector provides 2.3 million jobs in the EU-27 and the total number of jobs in the entire tourism sector in the EU-27 is estimated to be between 12 and 14 million people (according to preliminary estimates of tourism satellite accounts).
In this paper there are presented the main modules of some applications that represent the future of IT for start-up businesses, depending on what is essential, compulsory and important for this type of businesses. IT applications modules, described in the following paper, definitely belong to the IT department of any new business. The basic applications that any company obligatory needs are: office software, financial-accounting applications, online banking and so on. Only in exceptional cases, the giving up of certain modules, which are specific to “must have” applications, should be taken into account, such as certain marketing activities on the internet. In this paper the word, “start-up” does not refer to “start-ups” in IT. This paper is about those people who want to start a business, those who are at the beginning and have nothing to do with the IT sphere.
The purpose of the present research is estimating the potential traffic for SIA (Sibiu International Airport, SBZ) for the year 2017. Predicting as accurate as possible the passenger traffic for a certain airport is an aspect of major importance for both the airport management and the airline companies. The theoretical quality of the forecasting models for air traffic of passengers is fundamental for obtaining the most accurate predictions. In this regard, a two-step process was used in developing the traffic forecasting model: (1) Identifying the proper regression model for traffic estimation based on the number of aircraft departures, and (2) Forecasting the number of aircraft departures for the current routes operated SIA. The predicted total passenger traffic overestimates the actual total traffic with only 2.4% and the actual total traffic without the transit traffic with only 1.42%.
Estimating accurately demand both at market and company level for specific goods and services can be considered a necessity for every organization. Traditional demand estimation methods may not be relevant for estimating the demand for new destinations to be introduced by a regional airport. The present paper proposes to fill this gap and to develop the demand estimation literature by presenting a novel demand estimation method. Two research objectives are developed in this regard: (1) determining the catchment area of Sibiu International Airport (a regional airport in Romania) for destinations operated by competitor airports and not by Sibiu International Airport and (2) estimating the demand for new destinations based on the identified catchment area.