The Influence of Brain Drain Phenomenon on Tourism Sector

Larisa Loredana Dragolea, Denisa Cotîrlea


This paper work deals with skilled migration and its repercussions on tourism sector, from a developing country perspective. The authors sustain the idea that Brain Drain phenomenon represents a threat to Romania’s economic development, mainly regarding tourism sector. This topic was chosen because the phenomenon of Brain Drain had a dynamic evolution in the last years in Romania and the consequences of its development are obvious. The purpose of this work paper is to determine the impact that the extent of this phenomenon has on the Romanian economic environment, mainly on tourism domain, to formulate some possible solutions in order to stop the manifestation of the Brain Drain phenomenon among young people, but also to identify some aspects that may stimulate a return to Romania of young specialists from abroad - considering the necessity of increasing tourism services’ quality.


Tourism; Brain Drain; Services; Quality; Development; Romania

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International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories (IJEPT) ISSN: 2247 – 7225 (online)