Tourism is distinguished as a priority area of intervention in the municipality of Dojran. This is primarily due to its importance and the role in the economic development of the municipality and the fact that wider population and economic entities are involved in tourism.
In terms of the activity performed, the majority of small enterprises in Dojran region or 57.5% are registered as enterprises for accommodation and realization of activities for preparing meals and serving food, 15% carry out trade entrepreneurial activity from the area of wholesale and retail trading, 7.8% produce plant and animal products and deal with hunting and services, fishery and aquaculture, 6.7% of small enterprises are pursuing entrepreneurial activities in the field of land transport and 4.3% of small enterprises are pursuing other entertainment activities.
Part of the structures and capabilities that make tourism (tourism facilities and infrastructure, natural resources, etc.), represent strong side of the municipality, where the advantages should be used as a platform for taking measures and actions for its strengthening, and treats (unused touristic capacities, insufficiency of skilled labor, etc.) should be used to work on elimination of such occurrences and building a foundation for their improvement and transformation into strengths. The promotion of tourism and small-size enterprises in the municipality will affect the realization of other economic and social strategic goals, set out in other priority areas.
Taskov, N., Angelkova Petkova, T., Magdinceva Sopova, M., Metodijeski, D. (2015). OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM AND SMALL ENTERPRISES IN DOJRAN MUNICIPALITY IN MACEDONIA. Paper presented at SITCON 2015 - Singidunum International Tourism Conference. doi:10.15308/sitcon-2015-88-92