|PROBLEMS OF MODERN ECONOMICS, N 4 (40), 2011|
|ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT IN THE SPHERE OF SERVICES|
|Kostrjukova O. N.|
Head of the Chair of Socio-Cultural Services and Tourism, St. Petersburg State Engineering Economy University, PhD (Economics)
Karpova E. G.
PhD student, Chair of Socio-Cultural Services and Tourism, St. Petersburg State Engineering Economy University
|The article delineates the major approaches to the concept of “tourist cluster,” describes methods of cluster identification, and discusses a method based on its qualitative and quantitative characteristics|
|Key words: cluster, tourist cluster, identification of tourist clusters, regional tourism|