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Tourism crisis and disaster management in the Asia-Pacific.

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The aim of this book is to contribute a much deeper understanding of tourism crisis and disaster management with a specific focus on the Asia-Pacific. Chapters contributed by international tourism scholars and practitioners discuss both the theoretical and practical approaches towards successful crisis management. This book examines a number of crisis and disaster types, including crises caused by...

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Chapter 10 (Page no: 149)

Analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry.

By analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry, this chapter identifies that organization size, management attitude and media influence the crisis recovery stage. While the impact of the widespread flooding and Cyclone Yasi on the Central Queensland region was quite short, there was a long-term impact to the tourism industry in the region. The media reported extensively on the event, leading to tourists' perception that all tourism in Queensland was suspended. In reality, however, many tourism operators were only indirectly affected and were still operating. Therefore, some operators had a long recovery stage and had not returned to 'business-as-usual' six months after Cyclone Yasi and the Queensland floods.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Major themes and perspectives. Author(s): Ritchie, B. W. Campiranon, K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Conceptualizing organizational resilience in tourism crisis management. Author(s): Scarpino, M. R. Gretzel, U.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 33) Theoretical perspectives on crimes against tourists. Author(s): Burton, C. E. Crotts, J. C.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 44) The influence of organizational culture on crisis planning: an application of the Competing Values Framework (CVF) in Chinese hotels. Author(s): Wang, J. Ritchie, B. W.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 62) How does crisis leadership influence effective crisis readiness (CR)? Author(s): Cronin, J. Parry, K.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 77) Collaborative communication networks: an application in Indonesia. Author(s): Pennington-Gray, L. Cahyanto, I. Schroeder, A. Kesper, A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 97) Integrating tourism into disaster recovery management: the case of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011. Author(s): Muskat, B. Nakanishi, H. Blackman, D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 116) An analysis of the tourism industry's management responses to political crises in Thailand. Author(s): Kanlayanasukho, V.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 132) From tsunami to recovery: the resilience of the Sri Lankan tourism industry. Author(s): Buultjens, J. Ratnayake, I. Gnanapala, A. C.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 161) Influence of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) on the Chinese outbound travel market: a case study of the Shanghai regional market. Author(s): Ma, E. Zhang Yan Qu HaiLin
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 175) The development of a transnational tourism risk, crisis and recovery management network. Author(s): Beirman, D.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 190) The development of new tourism networks to respond to and recover from the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. Author(s): Becken, S. Scott, N. Ritchie, B. W.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 209) Ecotourism as a sustainable recovery tool after an earthquake. Author(s): Wang ChinChin Cater, C.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 227) The devastation of Darwin: representing the recovery and reconstruction of Australia after Cyclone Tracy. Author(s): White, L. Frew, E.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 245) Conclusion and future directions. Author(s): Campiranon, K. Ritchie, B. W.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, 1 Chambers Road, Leura, NSW 2780, Australia, and University of Johannesburg, P.O. Box 524, Auckland Park, 2006, South Africa.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2015
  • ISBN
  • 9781780643250
  • Record Number
  • 20143405771