Danubius International Conferences, 5th International Conference The Danube - Axis of European Identity

The Current State of Tourist Movement along the Danube in Romania

Anca Turtureanu
Last modified: 2015-05-23


The author aims at highlighting the evolution of tourist activity lately. The economic crisis affected the whole world and it has made its mark also on the tourist activities. A special importance in the Danube area has the tourism resources. The diversity of the relief, the multitude of species of flora and fauna creates possibilities for development of a niche type of tourism. The analysis of the main indicators of tourist movement found significant changes in terms of tourism activity along the Danube valley. In this article it is considered the area strongly influenced by the river, composed of the 12 counties bordering the Danube: Caras-Severin, Mehedinti, Dolj, Olt, Teleorman, Giurgiu, Calarasi, Constanta, Ialomita, Braila, Galati, Tulcea.