Ekaterina Romanova – Department of Archeology and Ethnography, Institute of Humanitarian Studies and Problems of Indigenous Peoples of the North of the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science, 1. Petrovskogo Str., Yakutsk,
Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), 677015, Russian Federation

Liudmila Zamorshchikova – Institute of Modern Languages and Regional Studies, International Research Laboratory “Linguistic Ecology of the Arctic” North-Eastern Federal University named after M.K. Ammosov, 58 Belinskiy Str., Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), 677000, Russian Federation

Keywords:                   Paleontological tourism;
Zone of permafrost;
Mammoth fauna

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.393

Abstract: The strategy of the geopolitical component of the Arctic and the North is being updated. Tourism plays an important role in solving social problems, ensuring employment growth, and improving the well-being of the population. In the global aspect, tourism is one of the important areas that affect the growth of the economy, including the development of economic activity areas such as the services of travel companies, transport, communi­cations, trade, production of souvenirs and other products, food and others, moreover, it represents a powerful innovative resource for the socio-econom­ic development of the region. The concept of the development of Arctic tour­ism in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the most northern territory of Russia, reflects the current situation in the northern regions of the republic, its recre­ational resources, and tourism potential. Thus, unique natural, historical and cultural resources and objects of historical and archaeological heritage are concentrated on the territory of this region. Such a wide range of potential­ly attractive tourist sites and complexes can be very popular with Russian and foreign tourists, as well as residents of the republic. The relevance of the re­search is also connected with the world narrative associated with global envi­ronmental at societal challenges – climate changes and sustainable develop­ment of the arctic territories and indigenous peoples.

One of the important components of Arctic tourism in Russia should be the paleontological tourism in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) because of the big zone of permafrost. The promotion of paleontological tourist destinations and knowledge in the modern world is associated with unique finds of fossil fauna (primarily related to the Mesozoic era), as well as ancient monuments associated with the remains of the first people.

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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Romanova, E., & Zamorshchikova, L. (2023). Paleontological Tourism in the Cold World as a Promising Direction of the Arctic Tourism Development. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 393-399). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans. https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.393


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