International Tourism as a Tool of European Integration Within Eastern European Countries

Turystyka międzynarodowa jako narzędzie integracji europejskiej w krajach Europy Wschodniej

Anatoliy Parfinenko*, Olena Yevtushenko, Iryna Panova, Polina Podlepina, Maksym Onatskyi

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Department of Travel Business and Regional Studies, 4 Svobody Sq., 61000 Kharkiv, Ukraine
E-mail (Corresponding Author): parfinenko56@edu.cn.ua

Abstract

The article is devoted to researching the links between European integration processes and the development of national markets for tourist services. Particular attention was paid to the situation in international tourism in those countries that integrated with the EU in 2004 and 2007. In addition, the article discusses the main modern types of international tourism, as well as factors affecting its development. Finally, attention was also paid to identifying promising directions for the development of international tourism in Eastern European countries – potential candidates for accession to the EU (Republic of Moldova and Ukraine).

Key words: European Union, European integration, international tourism, international tourist flows, inbound tourism, forms of international tourism, prospects for international tourism

Słowa kluczowe: Unia Europejska, integracja, turystyka międzynarodowa, międzynarodowy ruch turystyczny,  turystyka przyjazdowa, perspektywy turystyki międzynarodowej

Problemy Ekorozwoju 17(2)2022: 186-196

DOI: 10.35784/pe.2022.2.20

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