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This study describes tourists' perceptions toward the importance of safety measures across tourists who stay at different types of accommodation; compares the pre and post analysis of such safety measures during normal time and six months after the disaster and identify safety measures that...

Author(s)
Rittichainuwat, B. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 34, pp 112-121
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Cover for An analysis of the tourism industry's management responses to political crises in Thailand.

This chapter examines (1) the characteristics of political crises; (2) the effects of political crises on tourism organizations; and (3) the implementation of a crisis management response by tourism stakeholders. By analysing the tourism industry's management responses to political crises in...

Author(s)
Kanlayanasukho, V.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
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
Abstract

Global awareness of natural calamities increased after the destructive Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004, largely because many foreigners lost their lives, especially in Thailand. This paper explores how best to communicate the seismic risk posed by different travel destinations to crisis...

Author(s)
Mäntyniemi, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Disasters, 2012, 36, 3, pp 465-476
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Cover for Phuket: tsunami and tourism - a preliminary investigation.

This chapter examines the 2004 tsunami disaster in southern Thailand, its impact on tourism, and the management of the crisis. Based on this preliminary analysis, the following issues that have direct relevance to the design and application of a generic crisis management framework are discussed:...

Author(s)
Gurtner, Y. K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The 12 articles in this special issue were presented at the Business Enterprises for Sustainable Travel (BEST) Educators Network Think Tank V on the theme of "Managing risk and crisis for sustainable tourism", held at the University of West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica, on 16-19 June 2005. Topics...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Sheldon, P. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 10, 1/2, pp 130 pp.
Abstract

With the scale and abundance of recent crises, effective destination management has become a highly topical issue within the tourism industry. Risk management is generally promoted as a valuable method of hazard reduction, yet the planning capability of any destination is only truly determined in...

Author(s)
Gurtner, Y.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 10, 1/2, pp 57-68
Abstract

This paper describes the marketing strategies of the Tourism Authority of Thailand in boosting tourism through segmentation of the special interest groups represented by tourists to Thailand after the implementation of the 'Amazing Thailand Year' campaigns. This study also evaluates the marketing...

Author(s)
Rittichainuwat, B. N.; Beck, J. A.; Qu, H. L.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2002, 3, 1/2, pp 109-124

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