Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security: Emerging Research and Opportunities, 1st Edition

  • Maximiliano E. Korstanje
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1799800717
  • ISBN-13: 9781799800712
  • DDC: 306.4819
  • 144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020
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Over recent years, unforeseen global risks have placed the future of a growing tourism industry in jeopardy. From lethal virus outbreaks to multiple accounts of international violence, policymakers and specialists have acknowledged the importance of working on an agenda that balances the stability of international tourist destinations. This collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of tourism crisis management takes an anthropological approach to tourism safety and security. While highlighting topics including disaster potential, political instability, and virtual terrorism, this book is ideally designed for policymakers, law enforcement, tour developers, hotel managers, event planners, event coordinators, travel agencies, government officials, researchers, and professionals in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Hospitality, Tourism, and the Services Industry (AHTSI) Book Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
1: The Theory of Risk Perception Geared to Tourism and Hospitality Fields.
2: Security, Dark Consumption, and the End of Tourism.
3: The Industry of Cruises: Neglecting Hospitality.
4: Tourism Security: A Conceptual Insight.
5: The Epistemology of Tourism Security: Methodological Discussions Revolving Around Tourism Security and Safety.
6: The Deep Roots of Fear.
7: Related Readings.
8: About the Author.