The article examines the current state of research on the tourism development in the Lublin region.
Publication has been summarized taking into account tourist and recreational space of Lublin
region, prepared by researchers of the Department of Regional Geography and Tourism UMCS.
Research activity includes several trends. The studies undertaken were essential issues of the
determinants of the development of different tourism forms. The attention paid to the issues of
inventory and valuation of natural and cultural resources. Attempts functional analysis of Lublin
region tourist space, the perception of tourist space, the touristic regionalization and development of
tourist products. Particularly noteworthy effects of cooperation with local government units,
organizations and associations.