Understanding visitor's motivation at sites of death and disaster: the case of former transit camp Westerbork, the Netherlands

  title={Understanding visitor's motivation at sites of death and disaster: the case of former transit camp Westerbork, the Netherlands},
  author={Rami K. Isaac and Erdinç Çakmak},
  journal={Current Issues in Tourism},
  pages={164 - 179}
This study begins to fill the gap in research of people's motivations to visit sites of death and suffering and to contribute to a deeper understanding of dark tourism consumption within dark conflict sites. The article aims to examine the motivations of visitors to former transit camp Westerbork as an iconic dark site in the Netherlands. The research process involved a self-administered survey questionnaire filled by 238, randomly selected Dutch visitors. Data are analysed by means of… 

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