Challenges for creative tourism


  • Vladyslava Liubarets National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Iryna Zinkova National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine | Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
  • Yuliia Zemlina Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Ganna Voroshylova Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Anna M. Tymeychuk Kyiv Vocational College of Tourism and Hospitality, Kyiv, Ukraine


COVID-19 pandemic, creative industries, creative tourism, tourist destination, tourist services


The article identifies the challenges of the creative industries in tourism as an important phenomenon in the conditions of the urgent world issue COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has been identified as a real challenge for travel companies around the world causing significant changes in the strategies for creating creative programs for the tourism industry. The analysis has been made, the issues and possibilities of introducing creative industries in tourism in the conditions of the ecological danger of COVID-19 have been determined. It is emphasized that creative tourism, as a self-sufficient product, easily changes the format and subject matter depending on the set objectives, while remaining creative in its nature and purpose. The main stakeholders of creative tourism have been identified: consumers of tourist services, tourist industry representatives (tour operators and agents, hoteliers, restaurateurs, guides, tour guides), the tourist community, local people, and commodity producers, authorities, cultural, scientific, and educational institutions. Measures to support the sphere of culture, cultural heritage protection, development of creative industries and tourism in Ukraine have been analyzed: preservation, promotion, and effective use of national cultural heritage, creation of conditions for tourist attractiveness of cultural heritage sites, support of creative industries.


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How to Cite

Liubarets, V., Zinkova, I., Zemlina, Y., Voroshylova, G., & Tymeychuk, A. M. (2021). COVID-19: Challenges for creative tourism. Linguistics and Culture Review, 5(S4), 1585-1599.



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