Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki

Previously: Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki

ISSN: 1644-0501     eISSN: 2353-3188    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/ept.2018.4.44-11
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Issue archive / nr 4 (44) 2018
Party space in Cracow and Warsaw: partying and conflicts

Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin

Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin
Keywords: clubbing Cracow party tourism stag tourism Warsaw
Year of publication:2018
Page range:7 (139-145)
Klasyfikacja JEL: Z19 Z32 Z39
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Central European cities became popular party tourism destinations after the enlargement of the European Union in 2004. Cracow and Warsaw became one of the most popular such destinations among Polish cities. With the increase in the number of tourists in both cities the incomes of local entrepreneurs increased, especially owners of restaurants, bars and clubs, but over time the presence of many drunken, behaving improperly tourists from abroad became the cause of conflicts with the local population and other tourists. These conflicts occur mainly in public spaces, near places with the highest concentration of bars and clubs. Such spaces can be called a before party zones (for bars and pubs) and party or clubbing zones (for clubs). This paper presents such zones in Cracow and Warsaw.
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