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Research about disasters in tourism has emerged in earnest since the 1990s covering insights for preparedness and response. However, recently, authors have called for more systematic and holistic approaches to tourism disaster management research. To address this gap, this study adopted a public...

Author(s)
Granville, F.; Mehta, A.; Pike, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 73-79
Abstract

According to the image repair theory, destination image is a critical factor that should be cultivated and protected from crises. One important communication channel in times of crisis is the social media, with Facebook as the world's leading social network. In spite of Facebook's importance as a...

Author(s)
Ketter, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 66-72
Abstract

Risk perceptions can be far more meaningful in a tourist's decision-making process than the objective conditions at the proposed destination. As a result of the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, many African destinations that are Ebola-free are suffering from a negative impact on travel...

Author(s)
Mizrachi, I.; Fuchs, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 59-65
Abstract

This article draws on the findings of a recent study undertaken to investigate the impact of bushfire on the tourism economy of Harrietville, a small town in North East Victoria, Australia. The study had a particular focus on the impact of the 'Harrietville Fire' that burnt for 55 days in early...

Author(s)
Pyke, J.; Lacy, T. de; Law, A.; Jiang, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 49-58
Abstract

Egypt - a "must see" destination for generations of visitors - is considered to be one of the strongest tourism brands in the Middle East and tourism remains its dominant industry, accounting for 20% of its annual GDP. Over the past decades the country has suffered many crises such as wars,...

Author(s)
Avraham, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 41-48
Abstract

This study presents an operational example of Toya-Usu's recovery strategy from a volcanic eruption in 2000, focussing particularly on the geopark movement which symbolizes the long-term recovery. Findings showed that Toya's millennial response differed significantly from the 1977 eruption, as a...

Author(s)
Jones, T. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 31-40
Abstract

Resilience is a concept of growing interest amongst those seeking to understand how communities may better adapt to change. Recent research has focused on understanding those factors that enable or enhance the resilience of tourism-focused communities, particularly in response to shocks and...

Author(s)
Sheppard, V. A.; Williams, P. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 20-30
Abstract

The past decade has seen the rapid proliferation of theory, literature, and research, in the field of tourism disaster and crisis management, however very few empirical studies of destination recovery consider the pre-crisis context, or extend beyond a particular crisis catalyst and subsequent...

Author(s)
Gurtner, Y.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 11-19
Abstract

Repeatedly in the tourism literature, reference is made to the negative implications of sensationalist media reporting of disasters on destination image. This assumption is yet to be empirically examined and there is a distinct lack of information in terms of the reporting approach used by national ...

Author(s)
Walters, G.; Mair, J.; Lim, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 3-10
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Purpose - The main purpose of this research was to investigate the existence of crisis management within Dubrovnik stakeholders of cruise tourism. Design/Methods/Approach - In this paper, the author decided to use two paradigms: pragmatism and positivism, which are usually followed by quantitative...

Author(s)
Radić, A.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2015, 8, 2, pp 29-44, 108

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