Author(s): Klimova T.B.

Rubric: Management

DOI: 10.21777/2587-554X-2023-2-101-109

Release: 2023-2 (45)

Pages: 101-109

Keywords: educational tourism, mobility, international tourism, borders of educational tourism, forms of educational tourism

Annotation: The subject of the research in this article is approaches to understanding educational tourism. The purpose of the article is to clarify the concept of educational tourism on the basis of research by Russian and foreign authors, to define the boundaries between education and tourism. The essence of the phenomenon of “educational tourism” is revealed by the author through the parameters of time, the formality of training, the educational purpose of travel, characterizing it as a product formed in order to obtain new professional knowledge, skills and competencies and deepen the existing ones, carried out outside the familiar geographic environment in the period from 24 hours to 12 months (or 6 months). The presence of educational institution is an obligatory element of it. Considering the time limits of international and domestic educational mobility, the author identifies its forms that can be classified as educational tourism. Emphasizing the importance of the conceptual foundations of this phenomenon, the author concludes that further academic research should be based on empirical data. It is necessary to study the profiles of educational tourists in more detail, develop models of complete segmentation of the educational tourism market, which will become the basis for assessing the impact of educational tourism on the economy of the host territories.

Bibliography: Klimova T.B. EDUCATIONAL TOURISM: FORMS AND TIME LIMITS // Economics and Management. – 2023. – № 2 (45). – С. 101-109. doi: 10.21777/2587-554X-2023-2-101-109

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