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The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Management is a critical, state-of-the-art and authoritative review of tourism management, written by leading international thinkers and academics in the field. With a strong focus on applications of theories and concepts to tourism, the chapters in this volume are framed as critical synoptic pieces covering key developments, current issues and debates, and emerging trends and future considerations for the field. Part One: Approaching Tourism Part Two: Destination Applications Part Three: Marketing Applications Part Four: Tourism Product Markets Part Five: Technological Applications Part Six: Environmental Applications This handbook offers a fresh, contemporary and definitive look at tourism management, making it an essential resource for academics, researchers and students.
Chapter 12: Tourism Crisis and Safety Management
Tourism Crisis and Safety Management
There is a significant linkage between tourism safety and tourism crises. A review of recent destination tourism crises reveals that many tourism-related crises are a direct consequence of safety and security breaches and shortcomings. Terrorism is a global phenomenon which involves multiple targets. Between 2015 and 2017, terrorist attacks targeting tourists and tourism infrastructure have occurred in countries as diverse as Tunisia, Belgium, Burkina Faso, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, USA, Spain, Philippines, Egypt, Thailand and Turkey. These incidents either primarily or exclusively targeted tourists. Terrorism continues to be a serious safety issue for tourism. However, the direct targeting of tourists by either terrorists or criminals is not, in ...