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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

This chapter describes the unfolding of the crisis that occurred in Toronto, Canada, as a result of the SARS epidemic, and analyses the influence that the media had on public perception of the gravity of the event. It is suggested that the Canadian media has been somewhat responsible for arousing...

Author(s)
Wall, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism, security and safety: from theory to practice, 2006, pp 143-152
Abstract

On 11 September 2001 (9/11) the North American tourism environment changed dramatically as a result of the terrorist events that occurred in New York and Washington D.C. As Canadians watched the events of 9/11 unfold south of the border, the shift in their travel patterns was almost immediate....

Author(s)
Smith, W. W.; Carmichael, B. A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2005, 19, 2/3, pp 61-76
Abstract

This theme issue, consisting of 10 papers, looks at the key challenges facing tourism in the Niagara region, Canada, and explores solutions to those challenges. The papers cover some segments of the tourist industry (wine and culinary tourism, hospitality industry, special events, and casino...

Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2008, 20, 3, pp 248-368
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to present answers to the strategic question: "How should Niagara region respond to the key challenges it faces and find solutions to preserve and develop its tourism industry?" It aims to capture the essence of conclusions of nine papers contributed by 22 Canadian tourism ...

Author(s)
Jayawardena, C.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2008, 20, 3, pp 360-368