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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

The potential impacts that might affect tourism have increased in recent years. A crisis is any unexpected event that affects traveler confidence in a destination and affects the ability to keep on operating. Safe and security is increasingly relevant in choosing to visit a destination and it has...

Author(s)
Álvarez de la Torre, J.; Rodríguez-Toubes Muñiz, D.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
Turismo y Desarrollo: Revista de Investigación en Turisme y Desarrollo Local, 2013, 6, 14, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Alpine tourism destinations must be prepared for environmental hazards such as avalanche disasters. The maintenance of safety and security, and thus the management of crises have become a major issue in Alpine winter resorts. After a short literature review of crisis management models applicable...

Author(s)
Peters, M.; Pikkemaat, B.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2005, 19, 2/3, pp 9-20
Abstract

Since the events of 11 September 2001, it seems that no country is safe from the threat of terrorism. In the face of the radical changes that have occurred in terms of international tourism and safety, it is important to remember the links that exist between terrorism and tourism. Tourists may be...

Author(s)
Assaker, G.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2008, No.257, pp 36-40
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 paper deals with crisis and recovery management for tourism destinations. Major issues addressed include: security and safety; travel insurance; governmental travel advisories; the ranking of the severity of crisis events on destinations; perception management; confidence-building measures to...

Author(s)
Beirman, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 10, 1/2, pp 7-16
Abstract

Analysis of the immediate and medium-term effects on study trips of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks show that study travellers tended to omit certain countries and regions perceived as non-secure, but did not refrain generally from travelling. The security needs of tourists under the...

Author(s)
Dietsch, K. A.
Publisher
Lucius & Lucius Verslagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tourismus Journal, 2002, 6, 4, pp 475-481
Abstract

This paper examines adventure horseback tourism in Victoria, Australia, and how risks in this kind of tourism are being prevented from turning into crises. It is indicated that crises occur at all levels of tourism operations with varying degrees of severity, from much-publicized environmental...

Author(s)
Beeton, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2001, 4, 5, pp 422-439

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