pubblicato nel numero 2016 anno 1/2

Gavino Maresu
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Sharing economy and tourism
The author offers an analysis of the sharing economy, which is a typical example of the great social changes that have taken place in the past few years: car sharing, Uber pop, Blablacar, airbnb as well as the home restaurant and social eating are some of the new trends dealt with in the section.
The sharing economy has had a tremendous impact on the production system; while it is open to dispute how the new forms of sharing have circumvented the rules and obstacles valid for similar activities already in place, like in the field of hospitality, we wonder what impact they could have had in a fully open market .
Anyway, it is undeniable that the sharing economy is revolutionizing the tourist industry