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International Tourism in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Trends and Development Models

Savchenko M.V.
Doctor of Economic Sciences, professor
ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9063-3551

e-mail: m_savchenko@donnu.edu.ua,
Vasyl Stus Donetsk National University, Vinnytsia
Krivoruchko D.V.
ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8561-8309
Vasyl Stus Donetsk National University, Vinnytsia
Sydorchuk D.S.
ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2968-5851
Vasyl Stus Donetsk National University, Vinnytsia

Citation Format
Savchenko M.V., Krivoruchko D.V., Sydorchuk D.S. International Tourism in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Trends and Development Models. Management of Economy: Theory and Practice. Chumachenko’s Annalscollection of scientific papers / Institute of Industrial Economics of the NAS of Ukraine. Kyiv, 2021. P. 174-189. DOI: https://doi.org/10.37405/2221-1187.2021.174-189


Covid-19 is a modern pandemic of the 21st century that has changed the course of human history. In 2019, the pandemic increased its development, spread and mutation, which had a negative impact on humanity, countries and their economies. But for about three years now, Covid-19 has become an integral part of human life, with the unexpected effects of the pandemic affecting all areas of economic activity and their functioning, including international tourism.
The international industry is quite extensive and has many directions of its development, which affected each of them during the pandemic. Covid-19 made a great impression, especially on small countries, peninsulas and islands, which were 95% dependent on the tourist flow and through which they existed.
In the course of writing the scientific work, the theoretical principles were considered and a comparative description of world GDP, tourist arrivals, job losses, the dynamics of tourism spending, the cost of measures against Covid.
The study of the problems and functioning of tourism under the influence of the pandemic allows us to analyze trends in this area and assess the current state of development. This study aims to examine the unprecedented impact of Covid-19 on international tourism. In the process of analysis, the theoretical foundations were clarified and a comparative description of the data of the world tourism market from 2019-2021 on the spread of the pandemic was made. Also, calculations, forecasts, models of future functioning of international tourism have been developed, which have been used in the development of measures to improve international tourism and the stability of the industry.
However, the experience of foreign countries in combating the impact of Covid-19 and the development of the represented industry has been applied. As a summary of the analysis and grouping of key information, we have developed our own recommendations for improving international tourism.

pandemic, islands, international tourism, GDP, tourist arrivals, models of tourism industry, forecasts, principles, destinations, recommendations.


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