The Paradoxes in Development of Silk Way Tourism Product and Overcome of Them

  • Mukhambetov TemirkhanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 171)


This paper discusses some relevant theoretical, methodological and practical issues of economics and management of tourism. On the example of a mega tourism product ‘Silk Way’ is shown that the existing type of tourism product has unique features that distinguish it from the standard tourism products. The paper proposes to introduce a new concept of “Routing Tourism”®. Proposed a classification types of tourism route for the duration of the range of tourism routes. The article shows that the effective management of the tourism product as the transnational international tourist routes can only be based on the creation of clusters of geographically close countries. Considerable attention is given to practical issues of mega tourism product ‘Silk Way’ on the example of its most important Central Asian region. Focusing on explicit and implicit problems in the form of paradoxes allowed to offer the recommendations and practical solutions to acute and urgent problems.


Silk Way Routing Tourism cluster tourism product 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of International BusinessAlmatyKazakhstan

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