Modern trends of tourism development in Ukraine

DOI: 10.35595/2414-9179-2020-3-26-435-450

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Об авторах

Оlena E. Iurchenko

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University,
Svoboda Square, 4, 61022, Kharkiv, Ukraine,

Svitlana O. Iurchenko

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University,
Svoboda Square, 4, 61022, Kharkiv, Ukraine,


The article analyzes current trends in tourism development in Ukraine and its place at the global and European tourism market. The location of Ukraine within the European tourist macro-region is characterized. The contribution of tourism to the country’s economy is determined; the dynamics of direct and total contribution of tourism to GDP and employment are analyzed. It is shown that Ukraine has a rich tourist potential, but it is not fully claimed. The modern and forecasted main economic indicators of tourism development are characterized in comparison with the average numbers for the world and Europe. The changes in Ukraine’s place in the TTCI rating for 2013, 2017 and 2019 are considered, the reasons for the positive changes in the rating between the latest reports are determined.

The dynamics of inbound and outbound tourism in 2000–2017 is analyzed, its main determining reasons are considered. The article characterizes the structural changes in goals and geography of tourist arrivals and departures.

The author examines dynamics of the activities of tour operators and travel agencies. The concentration coefficients of tourist arrivals, income from tourism and the population are calculated, which indicate the extremely uneven development of tourism in the regions of Ukraine. Based on the index presentation of indicators of tourism entities development and the calculation of the integral index, 4 groups of regions were identified that confirms the absolute leadership of the capital region in the provision of tourism services.

The main factors which further trends in tourism activity will depend on are determined.

Ключ. слова

tourism, tourist arrivals and departures, the contribution of tourism to GDP, employment, the tourist market

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Для цитирования: Iurchenko О.E., Iurchenko S.O. Modern trends of tourism development in Ukraine. ИнтерКарто. ИнтерГИС. Геоинформационное обеспечение устойчивого развития территорий: Материалы Междунар. конф. M: Издательство Московского университета, 2020. Т. 26. Ч. 3. С. 435–450 DOI: 10.35595/2414-9179-2020-3-26-435-450

For citation: Iurchenko О.E., Iurchenko S.O. Modern trends of tourism development in Ukraine. InterCarto. InterGIS. GI support of sustainable development of territories: Proceedings of the International conference. Moscow: Moscow University Press, 2020. V. 26. Part 3. P. 435–450. DOI: 10.35595/2414-9179-2020-3-26-435-450