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Firms are increasingly facing crises events, while tourism is an industry that is highly vulnerable to numerous risks. Despite the wide adoption of social media in tourism and the previous research examining the use of the Internet for crisis, there is limited but emerging research on the use of...

Author(s)
Sigala, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2011, 13, 4, pp 269-283
Abstract

This article summarises a case study investigating the relationship between the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the response by VISIT FLORIDA®. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill started leaking oil into the Gulf of Mexico on 20 April 2010 and continued to leak until it was...

Author(s)
Pennington-Gray, L.; London, B.; Cahyanto, I.; Klages, W.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2011, 1, 3/4, pp 239-253
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to analyze the recovery of the Balinese and Egyptian tourism industries after experiencing terrorist attacks, to see what can be learnt by Caribbean destinations. Design/methodology/approach - The paper applies the principles of consumer behaviour to the observed...

Author(s)
Crawford, D.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2012, 4, 1, pp 91-97
Abstract

The context for the article is crisis management and the recognition of the essential role of the mass media in the strategically constructive diffusion of information. The paper introduces the relationship in the media between perception and reality specifically as it relates to the tourism...

Author(s)
Taylor, P. A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2006, 8, 3, pp 171-183
Abstract

This chapter describes the unfolding of the crisis that occurred in Toronto, Canada, as a result of the SARS epidemic, and analyses the influence that the media had on public perception of the gravity of the event. It is suggested that the Canadian media has been somewhat responsible for arousing...

Author(s)
Wall, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism, security and safety: from theory to practice, 2006, pp 143-152
Abstract

This chapter is concerned with an important aspect of tourism crisis management, that is, the role of public relations and advertising strategies in the efforts to lessen the image damage in affected tourism destinations. It explains: the meaning of destination marketing; the concept of destination ...

Author(s)
Avraham, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism, security and safety: from theory to practice, 2006, pp 233-249
Abstract

After 11 September 2001 (9/11), the USA immediately embarked upon a new way of life, or, as the media describes it, a "new normalcy" (Chura, 2002; Stark, 2002). Throughout Corporate America, managers had to instantaneously re-group, re-strategize, and re-tool their internal and external...

Author(s)
Fall, L. T.; Massey, J. E.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2005, 19, 2/3, pp 77-90
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Cover for Tourism and terrorism: an analytical framework with special focus on the media.

This chapter explores elements of the relationship between terrorism and tourism from a media perspective. It indicates that the media plays an important role during the planning and execution of terrorist activities from the viewpoint of terrorists. The media also transmits the events as well as...

Author(s)
Freyer, W.; Schröder, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In October 2005, a media frenzy began to develop globally with the spread of Avian Influenza (hereafter Avian Flu) from South East Asia to Northern Europe. The media interest was largely a result of the impact on chickens as a food source and also the potential of Avian Flu to mutate and trigger a...

Author(s)
Page, S.; Yeoman, I.; Munro, C.; Connell, J.; Walker, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 3, pp 361-393
Abstract

This chapter examines three specific tourism recovery campaigns in South East Asia: (1) the Singapore Roars marketing campaign designed to stimulate a rapid recovery of tourism to Singapore following the end of the SARS scare in July 2003: (2) Bali's (Indonesia) attempt to restore inbound tourism...

Author(s)
Beirman, D.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism, security and safety: from theory to practice, 2006, pp 251-269

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