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Cover for Managing health-related crises in the cruise industry.

This chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of health-related crises within the cruise industry and offers empirical recommendations for both practitioners and scholars. This chapter is divided into 3 parts: the first part briefly reviews the relevant concepts and definitions, the second part...

Author(s)
Liu BingJie; Pennington-Gray, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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

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

This paper analyses the impacts brought about by the economic crisis starting in 2007 on Hungarian shopping tourism. Considering the long-term symbiotic relationship of the national retail trade and international inbound tourism, the crisis, which has affected each segment of the national economy,...

Author(s)
Michalkó, G.; Rátz, T.; Hinek, M.; Tömöri, M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2014, 20, 6, pp 1319-1336
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
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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 paper intends to provoke creative thought into the field of disaster management in tourism. Themes addressed include: tourism 'surety'; areas of tourist protection; risk management; critical risk management steps; crime; hotel security; and issues affecting tourist safety.

Author(s)
Tarlow, P. E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 10, 1/2, pp 17-25
Abstract

This book is structured as a series of informed perspectives on tourist health and safety that synthesize current knowledge and provide a platform for management decisions. Its four sections cover traditional areas such as medical conditions and injuries (section 1), as well as the emerging...

Author(s)
Wilks, J.; Page, S J. .
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Managing tourist health and safety in the new millennium, 2003, pp xix + 247 pp.
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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