Tourism and Disaster

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Published on March 16, 2016

Author: adam362032


Vacations and You: Vacations and You An Analysis On Tourism In Conjunction with Disaster By Adam Berk VS Tourism: the commercial organization and operation of vacations and visits to places of interest: Tourism: the commercial organization and operation of vacations and visits to places of interest Keyword: commercial Involves masses of people moving to areas. This can raise concern if certain areas are disaster prone. Example: Gulf States (America), Pacific Islands, Large portion of world economy. Thus, tourism requires security and protection from natural disasters in any way possible. Disaster Management and Tourism: The Need-To-Knows: Disaster Management and Tourism: The Need-To-Knows According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), tourism has been an expanding market for nearly sixty years. Due to the low-frequency/high-severity of disasters, insurance companies have advocated for more complex disaster sustainability risk management policies in order to stabilize the health of the world economy in the case of a disaster. Across the board, nearly all countries advocate for better disaster management processes and procedures to deter the derailment of international tourism. New Orleans: New Orleans Located in southern Louisiana. Prone to natural disasters due to historical hurricane trajectories. Filled with historical monuments, people, and culture. Constructed below sea level, the city faced the wrath of Hurricane Katrina, which nearly destroyed a majority of city infrastructure and its tourism industry. Frequently Asked Questions: Frequently Asked Questions Do emergency management operations shift because of increased tourist activity? What are the most disaster-prone tourist areas in the world? What is sustainability in regards to disaster tourism? Conclusions: Conclusions

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