SHORT HISTORICAL PRESENCE OF TOURISM IN THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIJA
Each country explores the beginnings of tourism on its territory and this is also the case with the Republic of Macedonia. The paper gives a brief overview of the historical development of tourism in the Republic of Macedonia. This paper identifies two historical periods in the development of tourism, namely, the first - proto or before tourism period and the second - tourism period.
The first, the before tourism period, covers the centuries until the end of World War I (1918), in which we separated three stages or phases. The second, the tourism involves the beginning and the course of tourism or tourist trips from and in the Republic of Macedonia (1919 to 2015), in which we distinguish three stages or phases.
The analysis is based on primary and secondary sources of data from the beginnings to the current level of development of tourism in the Republic of Macedonia. Macedonia. The study explores several areas that have contributed to the growth of tourism at each stage.
Key Words: history of tourism, periods, phases, development of tourism, talc model, Republic of Macedonia