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Cover for Destination crisis management.

This chapter discusses the significance and importance of tourism crisis management; the reasons for the need for disaster planning in tourism destinations; the types of disasters and disaster impacts; the threats to tourists; and the functions of crisis management. It then presents cases of...

Pennington-Gray, L.; Pizam, A.
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937621)
Book chapter

It is recognised that tourism destinations are vulnerable to some form of crisis or disaster. Consequently, attention has long been paid to the nature and consequences of tourism crises and disasters, whilst, more recently, a number of tourism crisis management models have been proposed in the...

Speakman, M.; Sharpley, R.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2012, 1, 1/2, pp 67-77

The Subprime Crisis in 2008 showed the need to devise mechanisms of economic adaptation and prevention of losses in a context of extreme vulnerability, which defied traditional views of economic and political organization worldwide. For the tourism sector the challenge doubled since it is normally...

Gámez, A.; Ivanova, A.; Campiranon, K.
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2014, 9, 2, pp 143-157