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Tourism in Kenya has been affected by a number of crises in the recent years, the most serious of which was the unrest following the disputed elections at the end of December 2007. The instability had a disastrous effect on international tourism arrivals in 2008 and it took around three years for...

Author(s)
Sausmarez, N. de
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2013, 16, 7/8, pp 792-809
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 fourth edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the interrelationship between tourism, leisure and recreation from geographical and social science perspectives. It systematically compares and contrasts in a spatial context,...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
The geography of tourism and recreation: environment, place and space, 2014, 4, pp 458 pp.
Abstract

This paper provides information that can aid in the development of a crisis management plan for Kenya. Terrorism in Kenya has affected the tourism industry. Hotels were almost collapsing and thousands of Kenyans lost their jobs. This paper also examines these acts of terrorism, their impact in the...

Author(s)
Kuto, B. K.; Groves, J. L.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2004, 2, 4, pp 88-97
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Restoring Kenyan tourism in crisis: Kenyan tourism's response to negative travel advisories 2003.

Publicity in the Western media highlighting the perceived danger of travel to Kenya precipitated a severe slump of Western tourism to Kenya during 2003. The development and implementation of a strategy to save the Kenyan tourism industry then became the overriding concern for all sectors of the...

Author(s)
Beirman, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book deals with destinations marketing in specific crises events: war, terrorism, natural disasters, crime waves, and epidemics. First, a destination crisis is defined and the distinction between a destination crisis and a hazard is explained. Secondly, the readers is presented with a detailed ...

Author(s)
Beirman, D.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Restoring tourism destinations in crisis: a strategic marketing approach, 2003, pp xv + 288 pp.

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