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Resort Development Planning

As a term, resort is used to describe an organized tourism enclave, a town or even a wider, rather autonomous destination area with a range of touristic facilities and services, including accommodation, recreation, and opportunities for relaxation. In addition, the resort may have developed a wide range of services (health and spa, sports, cultural interest sites, etc.) according to the changes in tourism trends and the dominating models of tourism consumption and free-time management. The average duration of stay in resorts is longer than, say, in a hotel, and there are higher demands on the infrastructure for accommodation.

Typology of Resorts

There are two basic categories of resorts, having integrated planning as the basic criterion. First, relatively unplanned resorts or nonintegrated resorts were formed over the time, ...

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