Marija Lakićević – University in Kragujevac, Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia, Vojvođanska 5a, 36210 Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia

Danijela Pantović – University in Kragujevac, Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia, Vojvođanska 5a, 36210 Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia

Milica Žarevac Bošković – Academy of Professional Studies Sumadija, Department in Kragujevac, Kosovska 8, 34 000 Kragujevac, Serbia

COVID-19 pandemic;
Economic consequences;
New forms of tourism


Abstract: The global economic crisis was caused by the COVID-19 virus, the beginnings of which date back to December 2019. Is not an ordinary crisis, but belongs to the phenomenon that can only be compared to the crisis of 1929. Transport and tourism are among the economic sectors that were most affected by this crisis due to the quarantine measures that were present in all countries of the world. The complete lockdown caused by the COVID-19 vi­rus prevented the movement of people and goods and thus completely pre­vented the functioning of traffic and tourism. The impossibility of traffic and tourism around the world contributed to a significant decrease in the income of these economic branches, as well as the gross social product at the na­tional and global levels. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic significant­ly encouraged the development of new forms of tourism as well as the ex­pansion of rural tourism, eco-tourism, and wellness. The final consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on transport and tourism will only be seen in the coming years.

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