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Tourist Accommodation Establishments during the Pandemic – Consequences and Aid Report on a Survey among Polish Micro-enterprises Offering Accommodation Services


  • Dębski Maciej

    (University of Social Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)

  • Borkowska-Niszczota Małgorzata

    (University of Social Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)

  • Andrzejczyk Robert

    (University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)


Objective: The key objective of the article was to seek the answer to the question how the limitations of the first COVID-19-related lockdown affected small businesses offering accommodation services and how the businesses fared during the unlocking period. The side objective of the paper was to identify the actions undertaken in said businesses aimed at providing safety for the guests as well as to show the expectations such businesses had when it came to government aid.

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  • Dębski Maciej & Borkowska-Niszczota Małgorzata & Andrzejczyk Robert, 2021. "Tourist Accommodation Establishments during the Pandemic – Consequences and Aid Report on a Survey among Polish Micro-enterprises Offering Accommodation Services," Journal of Intercultural Management, Sciendo, vol. 13(1), pages 1-25, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:vrs:joinma:v:13:y:2021:i:1:p:1-25:n:2
    DOI: 10.2478/joim-2021-0001

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    tourism; pandemic; accommodation services;
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    JEL classification:

    • M10 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - General
    • M30 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Marketing and Advertising - - - General
    • Z32 - Other Special Topics - - Tourism Economics - - - Tourism and Development


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