32-3 LOCAL’S PERCEPTION REGARDING THE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN TURDA
PERCEPȚIA LOCALNICILOR PRIVIND DEZVOLTAREA TURISMULUI ÎN TURDA
Tourism development is important for local communities mostly because it brings opportunities for economic growth, but it can also be a threat for changing the environment or the social life. The article aim is to determine the attitude of local residents from Turda towards the tourism development from their city after the Salt Mine, the most important tourism attraction, was modernized and attracted a high number of visitors. A survey was conducted among the sample population from Turda County. Results indicate that the locals have usually a positive perception regarding tourism development, but there are no particular signs that this led to a significant change in their daily lives.
Keywords: salt mine, personal benefits, economy development, tourism strategies, community
Cuvinte cheie: Salina, beneficii personale, dezvoltare economică, strategii turistice, comunitate