Issues in Hotel and Tourism

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Running head: HOTEL AND TOURISM ISSUESHotel and Tourism issuesName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor note
1HOTEL AND TOURISM ISSUESTable of ContentsRitchie, B.W. and Campiranon, K. eds., 2014.Tourism Crisis and Disaster Management in theAsia-Pacific(Vol. 1). CABI............................................................................................................2Scarpino, M.R. and Gretzel, U., 2014. Conceptualizing organizational resilience in tourism crisismanagement.Tourism crisis and disaster management in the Asia-Pacific,1, p.15......................3Williams, A.M. and Baláž, V., 2015. Tourism risk and uncertainty: Theoreticalreflections.Journal of Travel Research,54(3), pp.271-287............................................................4Mikulić, J., Miloš Sprčić, D., Holiček, H. and Prebežac, D. (2018).Strategic crisis managementin tourism: An application of integrated risk management principles to the Croatian tourismindustry............................................................................................................................................5Bibliography....................................................................................................................................7
2HOTEL AND TOURISM ISSUESRitchie, B.W. and Campiranon, K. eds., 2014.Tourism Crisis and Disaster Management inthe Asia-Pacific(Vol. 1). CABI.In today’s world, the tourism industry is currently one of the major economically soundindustries throughout the world. The industry currently is exposed and vulnerable in front ofvarious disasters and crises. This is because the hotel and tourism industry immensely dependson various external factors like political situation, the environment, discretionary income,currency exchange rate and many more. It can be said that the success of tourism industry isdirectly associated with the ability to provide a safe and pleasant premises to the tourists. Whenelements of disasters and crises take place in hospitality and tourism industry, the localcommunity and the tourists gets majorly affected. These undesired events divert the flows of thetourism from not only that particular area, but from the neighboring regions or from the country.Nowadays, the increasing number of crises and disasters that are negatively affecting theindustry varies from human influenced to natural incidents. Recently, it is seen that the globaltourism has witnessed various crises including numerous attacks by the terrorists, economicinstability, global recession, natural disasters and chemical or bio threats. There are variousfeatures that can be attributed to the disasters are generally applicable to various disasters andthus confusion may arise with shared overlaps between the two, where crisis might occur as aunswerving result of a disaster. These two particular terms can be used interchangeably and canbe acknowledged that the in between the boundary among human induced and natural behavioris blurred. The major difference between disaster and crisis can be attributed to the organizationitself, or it can also be explained as something that originated from outside the organization. theparticular term crisis explains the situation where the main reason behind an event is somewhatself-inflected by such issues as inept management structures and practices to adapt to changes.
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