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Crisis and risks in tourism: death takes a holiday – debunking the myth of terrorism and its psychological impact on the tourism industry

Rashid, T and Robinson, N 2010, 'Crisis and risks in tourism: death takes a holiday – debunking the myth of terrorism and its psychological impact on the tourism industry' , International Journal of Tourism Policy, 3 (4) , pp. 348-353.

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Abstract

Over recent years the proliferation of terrorist atrocities has had a negative impact on the tourism industry and these images have been viewed globally facilitated by the media revolution. The aim of this paper is to examine the reality of terrorism and whether or not such media representation correctly portrays the reality on the ground or merely distorts the image of the geographical region. The paper attempts to place in context the potential risk for the general holidaying public and instead identifies other potentially apocalyptic scenarios resulting from environmental mismanagement/global warming which may impact negatively on the tourism industry.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
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Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Tourism Policy
Publisher: Inderscience
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1750-4090
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Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2011 15:59
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:19
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/19183

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