Trends of development of domestic hospitality industry in COVID-19 conditions

Keywords: hospitality industry, temporary accommodation and catering, COVID-19, development trends


The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on all spheres of economic activity, the most significant of which has been in the global and domestic hospitality industry. The subject of research in the article is the domestic hotel and restaurant industry in terms of COVID-19. The purpose of the article is to assess the development trends of the domestic hotel and restaurant industry in modern conditions and identify key trends in its development. Research methods: analysis, synthesis, systematization, comparison, abstract-logical method. The following results were obtained: the activity of domestic enterprises of the hospitality industry in quarantine conditions is analyzed$ low efficiency of financial results of activity and use of personnel for subjects of hotel and restaurant business is established; the main problems of development of hotel and restaurant business establishments in modern quarantine realities are revealed. Conclusions: studies of trends in the global and domestic hospitality industry have identified key trends and tendencies: increased attention to safety and hygiene measures, the need to optimize business processes, the development of virtual and augmented reality, the use of virtual tours, the increased role of healthy and organic food, optimization of organizational structure and costs (including departments of Food and Beverage, reception, etc.), expansion range of services and new formats of hospitality establishments, optimization of delivery, development of enterprises of the fast food segment, application of opportunities, franchising, use of local color, orientation to the eco-component, change of attitude to mobility, shift of accents from personal communication of guests with employees on communication by means of information technologies and digital communication system, incl. voice services, digital signs, chatbots, work with biometric data for contactless forms of interaction.


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Olha Nikolaichuk. (2021). Trends of development of domestic hospitality industry in COVID-19 conditions. The Journal of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Series: International Relations. Economics. Country Studies. Tourism, (13), 108-114.