Given the existing regional natural, economic, scientific and technical capacity, its historical and geographical characteristics, the strategic objective of long-term development of the area lies in the fact that on the basis of optimal use of natural, material, technical, human and intellectual resources to create an effective economic system of market type, which will provide material well-being of the population and economic security of the region. One of the strategic directions of development of the Carpathian region is a priority to the development of recreational potential. To confirm the validity of this choice can lead The main arguments. 1. The presence of the natural resource base. In the region there are more than 800 springs and wells of medicinal mineral water of all known types, many of them are unique. Their reserves are sufficient for the annual improvement of more than 7 million people.
Now the level of use does not exceed 15%. Explored as significant reserves of medicinal muds and ozokerite (Borislav and Skhidnytsia). These resources, combined with favorable climatic conditions are a natural basis for the development of stationary spa. Carpathians have a strong potential for development of various types of tourism. Picturesque landscapes, topography creates a nice background for a short rest. Carpathians in Ukraine there is no alternative for the development of skiing at the level of world standards. 2. Advantageous geographical polozhenie.Region located in the heart of Europe, pass through a variety of communication and good accessibility is a favorable factor in attracting tourists not only contingent from the eastern regions, but European countries.