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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...

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

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...

Author(s)
Speakman, M.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2012, 1, 1/2, pp 67-77
Abstract

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...

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