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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

The tourism industry is vulnerable to natural and human induced incidents such as terrorist attacks, political instability, flood and earthquakes. On September 21st 1999, a devastating earthquake struck Taiwan which caused severe damage to both local people and the tourism industry. This paper...

Author(s)
Huang YuChin; Tseng YungPing; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 23, 2/4, pp 203-221
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The author chose the residents in Jiuzhaigou scenic region of Sichuan province as the studied objects, and used the factor analysis and linear regression methods to study the residential satisfaction of this tourism community after earthquake, in the hope of providing practice guidance for the ...

Author(s)
Li Qian
Publisher
Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Jiangxi, China
Citation
Acta Agriculturae Jiangxi, 2012, 24, 3, pp 190-193
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
Abstract

Crisis management procedures used by convention and visitors bureaux (CVBs) in a variety of crises and locations in the USA are analysed: Hurricane Hugo in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1989; the San Francisco earthquake of 1989; the Los Angeles riots in April 1992 and the Miami tourist murders of ...

Author(s)
Young, W. B.; Montgomery, R. J.
Citation
Journal of Convention & Exhibition Management, 1998, 1, 1, pp 3-18
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Cover for Taiwan's 921 earthquake, crisis management and research on no-escape natural disaster.

This chapter reviews trip decision theory and research in relation to the Taiwan earthquake of 21 September 1999 (referred to as 921), and then considers the present growth of tourism in Nantou (the area where most of the serious damage from the earthquake occurred) and what it shows about the...

Author(s)
Huan TzungCheng
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aftermath of crises and disasters: notes for an impact assessment approach.

The first part of this chapter presents a discussion of the definitions of crisis and disaster (in tourism), introducing some of the criteria that allow the differentiation and the integration of both concepts. It is also proposed that earthquakes, being one of the most extreme form of disaster,...

Author(s)
Moreira, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The tourism industry is vulnerable to crises of assorted manifestations, not least those related to natural disasters, which adversely affect international arrivals and destination images. Such events highlight the importance of managing crisis situations and marketing is one important tool in...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Tourism and Travel, 2010, 3, 1, pp 15-24
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Cover for Tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanism and other problems: disasters, responses and Japanese tourism.

This chapter offers a brief outline of the nature and extent of natural disasters that have affected Japan since the beginning of the 20th century, and examines what the Japanese authorities have actually done about disaster risk management, and whether this is known to potential tourists in order...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.; Erfurt, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter

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