Elvis Mujačević – University of Rijeka, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija, Primorska 46, 51410 Opatija, Croatia

Keywords:                Tourism;
Job creation;
Foreign direct investments

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.335

Abstract: Tourism is one of the leading economic sectors of our time. The Tourism Investment report by fDi Intelligence of the Financial Times shows the link between foreign direct investment in tourism as a driver of job creation and economic growth worldwide. In an increasingly interconnected global economy, foreign direct investments (FDI) play a pivotal role in shaping the growth trajectory of various sectors. One such sector that has witnessed a substantial impact from FDI is tourism, a thriving industry that not only con­tributes significantly to a nation’s GDP but also plays a pivotal role in job cre­ation. This article delves into the symbiotic relationship between foreign di­rect investments in tourism and the generation of employment opportuni­ties, shedding light on the mutual benefits that arise when nations open their doors to international investors. It also explores the significance of foreign di­rect investments in tourism, examining the positive effects on economic de­velopment, job creation, and the overall sustainability of the sector.

9th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2023 – Conference Proceedings: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, hybrid – online, virtually and in person, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1, 2023

ERAZ Conference Proceedings published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

ERAZ conference partners: Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor, Maribor (Slovenia); University of National and World Economy – UNWE, Sofia (Bulgaria); Center for Political Research and Documentation (KEPET), Research Laboratory of the Department of Political Science of University of Crete (Greece); Institute of Public Finance – Zagreb (Croatia); Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Ohrid, University of St. Kliment Ohridski from Bitola (North Macedonia)

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Mujačević, E. (2023). An Overview of Foreign Direct Investments in Tourism and Hospitality Industry. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 335-344). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans. https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.335


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