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The e-book represents a cutting-edge assessment of key study on small companies in tourism on the subject of eu integration. it's, hence, a necessary source for these engaged in study in terms of tourism SMEs in transitional economies through the global. additionally, it truly is an important buy for the expanding variety of scholars learning modules on small companies as a part of their ultimate 12 months undergraduate and postgraduate measure programmes. one of many key positive factors of this publication is its transparent concentrate on breaking new floor by way of reporting contemporary examine and theorising on small corporations in tourism. in lots of situations, the research supplied through members will conscientiously relate small enterprise behaviour to problems with wider problem to tourism lecturers and policy-makers. it's also precise for its overt emphasis on contrasting eu reports. those features distinction with the prevailing literature on small businesses in tourism and hospitality, really in Europe. earlier literature accomplished their goals through delivering beneficial syntheses of latest literature. Now that such 'taking of inventory' has been undertaken, there's a call for for extra openly research-based texts which are however available to a large viewers. This booklet does precisely that. *Focuses on small organizations in ecu tourism*Breaks new flooring via being a research-based textual content that is still obtainable to a large audience*An very good source for these studying small company and tourism in transitional economies all over the world

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This is mostly due to the establishment of large numbers of new, small tourism businesses after 1989. These had lower shares of own funds and financial assets in their total assets, and many were burdened with privatisation debts. In contrast, tourism businesses shared in the more generalised trend for the economic performance of Slovak firms to improve during the transition. While the published data provide insights into the transition process, especially into changes over time, their reliability has to be seen in context of the operational realities, in period of economic transition in particular.

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Of companies Hotels No. of companies Net profits/ own funds (%) Operating profits/ sales (%) Value-added/ sales (%) EBITDA/ sales. 5 2002: assets, (c) mill. Total HORECA sector No. 3 2002: turnover, (c) mill. 1: Selected financial indicators for Slovak tourism business, 1999–2002. 65 All Slovak industries No. of companies Net profits/ own funds (%) Operating profits/ sales (%) Value-added/ sales (%) EBITDA/ sales. (%) Net profits/ own funds (%) Operating profits/ sales (%) Value-added/ sales (%) EBITDA/ sales.

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