Terrorism and domestic tourist risk perceptions.

Adeloye, D. and Brown, L., 2017. Terrorism and domestic tourist risk perceptions. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 15, 1 - 27. (In Press)

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Abstract

Previous research suggests that threats to security influence tourists’ risk perceptions and travel decision-making. This qualitative study investigates British domestic tourists’ risk perception in the light of the rapidly growing global trend of terrorism. This study yields three insights: (1) the incidence of terrorism produces an emotional response of fear and anxiety; (2) willingness to travel despite perceived travel risk varies depending on factors such as reason for travel, visual presence of security services, and the one-off nature of the attack; (3) the media’s influence on travel risk perception is a function of how the media is perceived.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1476-6825
Uncontrolled Keywords:Terrorism; risk perception; domestic tourist perspective
Group:Faculty of Management
ID Code:27756
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:07 Mar 2017 11:41
Last Modified:16 May 2017 13:43

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