Structural changes in collective accommodation facilities as a component of Ukrainian international tourism

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Issue: Volume 15, Issue 1, 2021


The article presents the structural changes that occurred in the territorial distribution of health and wellness related accommodation units between 2012 and 2017 in Ukraine. It attempts to analyse a specific category of accommodation units as a possible base for the development of international tourism in the country. The factors that could influence their future development at the districts and cities of the oblast (regional) level are revealed. The common factors in providing accommodation facilities were also highlighted through cartographic mapping. One main finding of the paper is a general decrease in the number of accommodation units as well as health and wellness units for the analysed time, at the level of administrative districts and cities of oblast significance of Ukraine. However, some situations where this number increased have been identified.

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Bohdan Semenko (1)

1) Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
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University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography- Human and Economic Geography Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Av., 010041, Bucharest, Romania

Dr. Daniela Dumbrăveanu
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography- Human and Economic Geography Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Av., 010041, Bucharest, Romania

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University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography- Human and Economic Geography Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Av., 010041, Bucharest, Romania

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University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography- Human and Economic Geography Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Av., 010041, Bucharest, Romania

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