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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 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
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Cover for Factors influencing crisis management in tourism destinations.

This chapter is concerned with how socio-cultural and organizational concepts may help in better understanding the crisis management process in tourism destinations. It is envisaged that this understanding will be beneficial to governments and organizations by broadening their perspective about the ...

Author(s)
Campiranon, K.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crisis management and tourism organizations: a comparative study in the European Alps.

This chapter focuses on crises and disasters in the European alpine tourism industry and the new requirements for the management of potential crises and disasters (including natural disasters). Results are presented from a questionnaire survey of tourism organizations (n=121) in the Tyrol and Alto...

Author(s)
Pechlaner, H.; Abfalter, D.; Raich, F.; Dreyer, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phuket: tsunami and tourism - a preliminary investigation.

This chapter examines the 2004 tsunami disaster in southern Thailand, its impact on tourism, and the management of the crisis. Based on this preliminary analysis, the following issues that have direct relevance to the design and application of a generic crisis management framework are discussed:...

Author(s)
Gurtner, Y. K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanism and other problems: disasters, responses and Japanese tourism.

This chapter offers a brief outline of the nature and extent of natural disasters that have affected Japan since the beginning of the 20th century, and examines what the Japanese authorities have actually done about disaster risk management, and whether this is known to potential tourists in order...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.; Erfurt, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter