The Hotel Sector as an Important Component of Regional Economic Infrastructure

  • Elena Yurievna NIKOLSKAYA Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Russia
  • Olga Vladimirovna PASKO Senkevich Moscow State Tourism Industry Institute, Russia
  • Elena Nikolaevna ANIKINA Senkevich Moscow State Tourism Industry Institute, Russia
  • Galina Maxovna DEKHTYAR RANEPA Institute of Sectoral Management, Russia
  • Konstantin Anatol'evich LEBEDEV Institute for Tourism and Hospitality, Russia

Abstract

This paper is focused on working out a set of areas for the development of the hotel sector as an important component of regional economic infrastructure. The authors establish that the hotel sector is expected to help achieve a set of objectives aimed at resolving existing social issues so as to ensure the well-being of the population and improving people’s standard of living, which include creating new jobs, improving the level and quality of service, boosting income levels for regions’ residents, and ensuring large inflows of foreign and domestic tourists. The paper identifies several unresolved macrolevel issues, including the lack of an integrated strategy for development and a relevant policy in the sector, the imperfect regulatory/legal framework, poor accounting in respect of economic entities, and the unsatisfactory level of quality of hotel services. The authors prove that at the microlevel the current key issues within the hotel sector include poor accommodation availability and the complicated economic conditions in which hotels get to operate these days.

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Published
2019-02-01
How to Cite
NIKOLSKAYA, Elena Yurievna et al. The Hotel Sector as an Important Component of Regional Economic Infrastructure. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 6, p. 1178-1182, feb. 2019. ISSN 2068-7729. Available at: <https://journals.aserspublishing.eu/jemt/article/view/2655>. Date accessed: 22 apr. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.14505//jemt.v9.6(30).06.