• Jean Vasile Andrei Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Prahova, Romania
  • Mihaela Cristina Drăgoi Faculty of International Business and Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Keywords: crisis, COVID-19, travel, transformation, resilience, tourism


The health crisis has exerted a significant pressure on the global economic system, implicitly on the evolution of tourism, value chain creation and supply chains, generating shocks on various national economic sectors. In this context, the objective of the paper is to make a brief synoptic analysis on the evolution of the tourism sector in some EU countries. Two periods of time were considered - before the onset of the pandemic (2018-2019) and during the pandemic (in 2020). The results of the analysis confirm the specific trends of reducing the multiplicative effects that tourism has on the economy as well as the decrease, even contracting of the sector, a phenomenon identified through specific analyzed indicators.


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How to Cite
Vasile Andrei, J., & Cristina Drăgoi, M. (2021). COVID CRISIS AND TOURISM EVOLUTION IN SOME EUROPEAN COUNTRIES: ADAPT TO REALITIES OR REINVENT THE FUTURE?. Tourism International Scientific Conference Vrnjačka Banja - TISC, 6(1), 29-45.