XXIV. mezinárodní kolokvium o regionálních vědách. Sborník příspěvků



Platform economy is one of the highly discussed topics in recent years. Based on its principle, catering services are also being developed, which receive only marginal attention in the scientific literature. The aim of the article is to examine catering services on the principle of platform economy in Slovakia. In fulfilling it, we used the methods of descriptive statistics. The article presents the results that more than one-fifth of respondents do not know the platform economy at all. More than half of the respondents have already used services via digital platforms, but only 5.3% of respondents have used catering services in this way. Almost 40.0% of respondents are interested in providing catering services in Slovakia via digital platforms. The results of the survey show that for their further development, it is necessary to increase public awareness of digital platforms, intensify their promotion, improve legislative conditions, change people's mindsets and reduce the prices of these services.

Klíčová slova

digital platforms, food-related services, platform economy


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