Comparative Analysis of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses and Its Impact on the Development of Tourism

  • Natalya PARASOTSKAYA Federal State Educational Budget Institution of Higher Education «Russian State Social University», Russia
  • Valentina BEREZYUK Faculty of Economic Karaganda Economic University of Kazpotrebsoyuz, Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Victor PRASOLOV Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Russia
  • Vera NAZAROVA Almaty Academy of Economics and Statistics, Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Tatiana MEZENTSEVA Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Russia


In the modern world, the importance of small and medium-sized businesses (hereinafter referred to as SMEs) is increasing in the structure of the national economies of most states, including in the field of tourism, which is one of the main exporters of the economy, contributing to the strengthening of various economic, political, cultural and other relations between countries and regions, and also has the character of a social and economic orientation of the development goals of modern society.

SMEs, with the flexibility and ability to adapt, as well as to quickly reorganize them in the face of rapidly changing trends, are the foundation and guarantee of accelerated socio-economic growth.


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How to Cite
PARASOTSKAYA, Natalya et al. Comparative Analysis of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses and Its Impact on the Development of Tourism. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 6, p. 1586-1602, sep. 2021. ISSN 2068-7729. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 oct. 2021. doi: