Tourism in Crisis: Managing the Effects of Terrorism

  title={Tourism in Crisis: Managing the Effects of Terrorism},
  author={Sevil S{\"o}nmez and Yiorgos Apostolopoulos and Peter Tarlow},
  journal={Journal of Travel Research},
  pages={13 - 18}
While tourists are free to avoid destinations associated with risk, the consequences of disastrous events on tourist destinations are inescapable and can be profound. Terrorism that targets tourism can be viewed as a disaster for a destination and ensuing events can create a serious tourism crisis. This article argues that tourist destinations—especially those vulnerable to politically motivated violence—should incorporate crisis management planning into their overall sustainable development… 
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