AIR AND WATER - INDISPENSABLE ELEMENTS OF CURATIVE TOURISM. CASE STUDY: MOINEȘTI, TÂRGU OCNA, SLĂNIC MOLDOVA
ABSTRACT. Air and water - indispensable elements of curative tourism. Case study: Moinești, Târgu Ocna, Slănic Moldova. The present paper aims to create a curative tourism system at the level of three urban settlements which possess known therapeutic factors within which will be outlined a curative touristic offer, characterized by networking and interdependence of specified touristic elements of each city studied.For creating a curative offer at the level of three localities, first, it must be a compatibility between the components of proposed system, for this achievement being necessary to select the specified touristic elements of each urban settlement, the compatibility consisting in differentiation of each city’s tourism offer; therefore each locality must participate with its distinctive attractions at the unifying of a functional curative touristic system. The methodology used (historical, analysis, synthesis, comparative, statistical, graphic, cartographic, geographic) is centred on a multilateral analitical treating of tourism in Moineşti, Târgu Ocna, Slănic Moldova, through a qualitative and quantitative turismogen vectors comparison, through its graphic and cartographic reprezentation. For a deep curative tourism analyzing it is necessary to examine the hole tourism phenomenon, because, regarding the evolutionary trends of curative tourism, the preferences of modern patient-tourist focuse, not only on health recovery, but also on ways to relax, recreational opportunities.
Keywords: touristic system, curative offer, water springs, local bioclimate