The Impact of Literature on Tourism

  • Alberta TAHIRI University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj, Republic of Kosovo
  • Idriz KOVAÇI University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj, Republic of Kosovo
  • Fari BUSHI University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj, Republic of Kosovo


The paper aims to analyze the possibilities of developing literary tourism in Kosovo. To achieve this, secondary data will first be used to present an overview of the phenomenon.The tradition of literary tourism, its main forms will be discussed and a profile of literary tourists will be given.It will also show the importance of literature as part of heritage and the role it plays as part of cultural tourism.The links between literature and tourism will be studied and the ways in which literature can bring benefits to the economy will be analyzed. Special importance will be given to the role of the country in the literature that will be treated from the point of view of spatial theories, especially geocritics.In this way, the paper aims to make a modest contribution first in filling the gap in the literature related to this field, but also in enriching the teaching of literature from a new perspective.The study provides a new treatment of the literature in the light of new spatial theories and their growing influence in the humanities. It also offers literary analysis and ideas to enable the creation and development of the phenomenon in Kosovo. Finally, this study can serve as a material in several fields of literature, culture, tourism.


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How to Cite
TAHIRI, Alberta; KOVAÇI, Idriz; BUSHI, Fari. The Impact of Literature on Tourism. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 2, p. 495-500, mar. 2021. ISSN 2068-7729. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 11 may 2021. doi: