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Travel-related risk perceptions have become more widespread in recent years due to the increased frequency and intensity of incidents, as well as heightened awareness of risk due to the 24-hour news cycle and constant connection through technology. With growing concern surrounding traveling to...

Author(s)
Pennington-Gray, L.; Schroeder, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 9, pp 381-383
Abstract

Repeatedly in the tourism literature, reference is made to the negative implications of sensationalist media reporting of disasters on destination image. This assumption is yet to be empirically examined and there is a distinct lack of information in terms of the reporting approach used by national ...

Author(s)
Walters, G.; Mair, J.; Lim, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 3-10
Abstract

Egypt - a "must see" destination for generations of visitors - is considered to be one of the strongest tourism brands in the Middle East and tourism remains its dominant industry, accounting for 20% of its annual GDP. Over the past decades the country has suffered many crises such as wars,...

Author(s)
Avraham, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 41-48
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

According to the image repair theory, destination image is a critical factor that should be cultivated and protected from crises. One important communication channel in times of crisis is the social media, with Facebook as the world's leading social network. In spite of Facebook's importance as a...

Author(s)
Ketter, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 28, pp 66-72
Abstract

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
Abstract

Crisis planning is an important strategy for developing more resilient tourism organisations. Given this, it is important to examine how managers perceive crisis planning because managers' attitudes and perceptions may affect behavioural intentions. The objective of this study, then, is to identify ...

Author(s)
Wang Jie; Ritchie, B. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Safety Science , 2013, 52, pp 81-91
Abstract

The role of social media in crisis communications is an embryonic area of research in tourism, thus the purpose of this study was to examine drivers of social media use during crises. An online survey of 2,416 tourists from Australia, Brazil, China, India, and Korea was conducted. Hierarchical...

Author(s)
Schroeder, A.; Pennington-Gray, L.; Donohoe, H.; Kiousis, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2013, 30, 1/2, pp 126-143
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Crises' that scare tourists: investigating tourists' travel-related concerns.

This chapter reports on the results of two empirical studies that aimed at eliciting currently perceived risks from the tourist marketplace, and investigates the differences in statements of concerns with respect to different tourism settings. One study was conducted among undergraduate students...

Author(s)
Dolnicar, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter examines the impacts of the 2001 foot-and-mouth disease outbreak on tourism demand in and to the UK, on the image of the UK as a tourist destination, on public awareness and policy responses to the outbreak, and on tourism supply within the UK. Four specific themes are then discussed:...

Author(s)
Butler, R.; Airey, D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism development: issues for a vulnerable industry, 2004, pp 215-238

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