Abstract: Complexity of demand, and complementarity and fragmentation of supply in tourism lead to cooperation and partnership of various stakeholders in a tourist destination in order to pool resources and develop the destination’s tourism product. The most active stakeholders initiating cooperation and partnership relations are perceived as tourism development leaders. In the article the tourism entrepreneurs’ propensity to integrate and to assume the lead roles are highlighted as a manifestation of their entrepreneurial abilities characteristic of this particular economic specialisation.
Keywords: entrepreneurship, tourism entreprenaurs, destination leadership, cooperation, tourism partnerships.
Zmyślony P. (2008). Leadership activities of tourist entrepreneurs as a form of their entrepreneurship in a tourist destination, in: Entrepreneurship and quality in tourism in light of Polish and international research, ZN AE w Poznaniu nr 99, 99-112 [PDF].