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Cover for Crisis management in tourism: challenges for managers and researchers.

This introductory chapter discusses the varied, complex and changing managerial responses needed to deal with a typical crisis, then presents a brief review of current crisis management theory, applying its most salient points to the tourism industry.

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Prideaux, B.; Chon, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Responding to crises in Thailand: a governance analysis.

This chapter has a focus on governance decision making during a number of major crises that Thailand has faced over the past decade which have had significant impacts on tourism. This chapter shows, through an exploratory analysis, the way in which a national government reacted and the decisions...

Author(s)
Campiranon, K.; Laws, E.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crisis management in tourism.

With examples drawn from the UK, Europe, the USA, Australia, and Asia, this book brings together a range of expert academic analysis of theory and practice concerning crisis management in tourism. Part I (chapters 2-11) deals with theoretical foundations of crisis management. Part II (chapters...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Prideaux, B.; Chon, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taiwan's 921 earthquake, crisis management and research on no-escape natural disaster.

This chapter reviews trip decision theory and research in relation to the Taiwan earthquake of 21 September 1999 (referred to as 921), and then considers the present growth of tourism in Nantou (the area where most of the serious damage from the earthquake occurred) and what it shows about the...

Author(s)
Huan TzungCheng
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Events in Indonesia: exploring the limits to formal tourism trends forecasting methods in complex crisis situations.

This chapter is concerned with various events (crises; disasters; and changes in the structure of government, social organization or economic structure) that have the potential to disrupt established tourism flows, resulting in subsequent tourist activity that is very different from the trends...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Laws, E.; Faulkner, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reflections and further research priorities.

This concluding chapter synthesizes crisis management theory in tourism. A discussion of the New Orleans hurricane disaster (Katrina) later in this chapter adds further lessons that should be considered by crisis planners. The chapter also briefly considers the implications for tourism of a...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Laws, E.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourist destination governance: practice, theory and issues.

This book examines the political order and the issues, processes and approaches in applying governance insights to tourist destinations. The book consists of 16 chapters presented in three parts. Part I introduces the reader to the issues and considerations of tourist destination governance. The...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for For better or worse: consumer perceptions of factors impacting company crisis outcome.

This chapter investigates crises that originate at the organization or enterprise level and impact travel and tourism operators. In particular, it focuses upon the perspectives provided by consumers of tourism services. Results are presented from a series of focus group interviews that...

Author(s)
McDonald, L. M.; Sparks, B.; Glendon, I.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and terrorism: an analytical framework with special focus on the media.

This chapter explores elements of the relationship between terrorism and tourism from a media perspective. It indicates that the media plays an important role during the planning and execution of terrorist activities from the viewpoint of terrorists. The media also transmits the events as well as...

Author(s)
Freyer, W.; Schröder, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Post-crisis forecasting: better make haste slowly.

This chapter discusses three commonly used methods in post-crisis forecasting: (i) forecasting by analogies; (ii) forecasting by building scenarios using econometric models; and (iii) forecasting by using intervention variables in univariate time series analysis. The first part of the chapter...

Author(s)
Scaglione, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter

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