TOURIST DEVELOPMENTS IN COVID PANDEMIC CONDITIONS ON THE EXAMPLE OF ISTRIA COUNTY, CROATIA
The occurance of the COVID pandemic in 2020 caused major health problems to the population and the world economy, an economic crisis with an evident decline in financial and productive power, rising unemployment and falling living standards. Unemployment and declining living standards were reflected in tourism trends, which were largely absent in such conditions. Following the stated assumptions, the purpose and goal of this paper is to investigate the impact of the COVID pandemic in the segments of tourist trends on the example of the Istrian tourist destination. The research was conducted from a theoretical and empirical point of view. Theoretical research is focused on finding relevant insights into the impact of the COVID pandemic on tourism trends. Empirical research based on statistical indicators will determine the quantitative impact of the pandemic on tourism trends.
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