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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

The mysterious severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) made Hong Kong a key travel destination in Asia, world famous in 2003 but for the worst reasons. As a major sector of the local tourism industry, hotels in Hong Kong went through an unprecedented and traumatic time during the SARS infection...

Author(s)
Lo, A.; Cheung, C.; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2006, 11, 1, pp 65-79
Abstract

The 2003 SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) epidemic created a significant negative impact on tourism development in China. This paper (i) reviews the effects on tourism of different short-term crises; (ii) analyses the effects of SARS on Chinese tourism in general and nature tourism in...

Author(s)
Zeng BenXiang; Carter, R. W.; Lacy, T. de
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2005, 8, 4, pp 306-322