IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 2, February 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Yüksel GÜRSOY, Ramazan GÖRAL
In recent years, many destinations have entered to international tourism market. This situation has made tourism competitiveness a strategic issue for countries, regions and businesses. One of the important factors determining competitive power in tourism is efficiency. Different approaches have been developed for measuring, modeling and managing the efficiency in tourism field. The aim of this study is to calculate the efficiency of tourism sector of 129 countries worldwide by taking advantage of the present literature and to create an efficiency index.