In this topic attractions will be viewed as a major element of tourism supply and will be compared with resources. The main types of attractions will be explored with their peculiarities as well as the services they provide. Special attention will be paid to the need and ways of preserving the attractions. It will reveal the basic principles of managing the attractions and the necessary human resources. The main trends in the development of attractions, presentation, socialization as part of the tourist system and basic "attraction" to the tourist destination, responsible for the cultural opportunism and ideas for a tourist experience will be examined.