- by Gersi Mirashi
- March 3, 2023
The impact of new media in the promotion of protected areas as tourism destination (Albania)
by, Ana KEKEZI
Tourism sector have become lately a key sector for the Albanian economy. Promotion and marketing are identified as main pillars to tourism sector. Protected Areas as a tourism destination is a new concept to Albanian citizens and stakeholders given isolation of these areas during communism regime. On the other hand the promotion of PAs to enhance tourism is also a new practice followed by government and stakeholders, during the last decade only. A crucial phenomena of the present decade reshaping the world, is the worldwide accessibility to the internet. New media is increasing immensely its usage and is gaining significant ground each year toward traditional media. This study will bring light on how new media influence and impacts the promotion of PAs in Albania as tourism destinations, as researchers have called for further studies in developing countries on this field of study.
How to cite: Kekezi, A. (2020). The impact of new media in the promotion of Protected Areas as tourism destination (Albania). Polis, 19(2), 60–86.
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