Year 2019, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 1 - 23 2019-05-31

Survival of Firms in Crisis: Evidence from Antalya Tourism City

Kemal Türkcan [1] , Hilal Erkuş Öztürk [2]

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Firm survival in tourism cities has long been a topic of discussion, due to particularly the fragile nature of the tourism industry. Crises make tourism cities even more fragile, which makes them an ideal case for studying the effects of crises on firm survival. Antalya, Turkey's leading tourist destination, has suffered from economic and political crises in recent years. This study investigates the factors influencing firm survival in a crisis-ridden tourism city. The results of a time-discrete survival analysis show that firm survival depends on firm-, industry-, and location-specific factors. Business survival declines in times of downturns. The survival rate is higher for smaller and younger firms and lower for corporate firms. There are no differences between foreign owned and domestic firms.
firm survival, tourism cities, economic and political crisis, survival analysis
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Primary Language en
Subjects Hospitality Leisure Sport and Tourism
Journal Section Research Article

Orcid: 0000-0001-9055-7280
Author: Kemal Türkcan

Orcid: 0000-0003-2466-6862
Author: Hilal Erkuş Öztürk (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey

Supporting Institution This work was supported by the BAGEP Award of the Science Academy with funding supplied by BAGEP2018.
Bibtex @research article { ahtr438189, journal = {Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR)}, issn = {2147-9100}, eissn = {2148-7316}, address = {Akdeniz University}, year = {2019}, volume = {7}, pages = {1 - 23}, doi = {10.30519/ahtr.438189}, title = {Survival of Firms in Crisis: Evidence from Antalya Tourism City}, key = {cite}, author = {Türkcan, Kemal and Erkuş Öztürk, Hilal} }
APA Türkcan, K , Erkuş Öztürk, H . (2019). Survival of Firms in Crisis: Evidence from Antalya Tourism City. Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR), 7 (1), 1-23. DOI: 10.30519/ahtr.438189
MLA Türkcan, K , Erkuş Öztürk, H . "Survival of Firms in Crisis: Evidence from Antalya Tourism City". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 7 (2019): 1-23 <>
Chicago Türkcan, K , Erkuş Öztürk, H . "Survival of Firms in Crisis: Evidence from Antalya Tourism City". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 7 (2019): 1-23
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ISNAD Türkcan, Kemal , Erkuş Öztürk, Hilal . "Survival of Firms in Crisis: Evidence from Antalya Tourism City". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 7 / 1 (May 2019): 1-23.