University of South Florida (USF) M3 Publishing


COVID-19, which is a new type of coronavirus disease, has affected the whole world in a very short time, hundreds of thousands of people to die and the physical and mental health of billions of people to deteriorate. It was determined that people's understanding of the holiday has been changed significantly during the pandemic period. Under normal conditions, the economic and social preferences of consumers are in the forefront in making travel decisions, whereas it is understood that psychological preferences became more evident in pandemic periods. It is aimed to reveal the relationship between tourists' travel concerns and intentions to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic period. In order to test the hypotheses of the study, quantitative research method was used in the field research. The application was made online due to pandemic conditions and it reached 410 people. Frequency, percentage, standard deviation, factor analysis, correlation and regression analyze were used in the study. According to the results of this study, it has been found that there are significant relationships between fear of COVID-19, travel anxiety and travel intention. Furthermore, as a result of the regression analysis, it was determined that travel anxiety has an effect on travel intention.



Recommended Citation

Tabak, G., Canik, S., & Guneren, E. (2021). Are you afraid to travel during COVID-19? In C. Cobanoglu, & V. Della Corte (Eds.), Advances in global services and retail management (pp. 1–15). USF M3 Publishing. https://www.doi.org/10.5038/9781955833035

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