The sharing economy is a socio-economic phenomenon where surplus goods and services, aided by technology, are shared mutually among those in need and providers, coming together to exchange these goods and services. Economic crises, environmental issues, changes in social life, and technological advancements have led to the emergence of the sharing economy as an alternative model to existing goods and services. In this regard, the tourism sector has also been affected by this change, offering new travel and holiday alternatives, competitive advantages to stakeholders, the creation of new income sources, and the establishment of a more sustainable approach. Consequently, this enables providers of these products and services to utilize existing idle capacities optimally, while also offering consumers unprecedented, customizable, and budget-friendly alternative practices that were not previously experienced.


platform economy, collaborative consumption, sharing economy

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Mehmet Bahar: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5377-7292



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