Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Maximiliano E. Korstanje (University of Palermo, Argentina)
Release Date: July, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 144
ISBN13: 9781799800705|ISBN10: 1799800709|EISBN13: 9781799800712|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0070-5


Over recent years, unforeseen global risks have placed the future of a growing tourism industry in jeopardy. From lethal virus outbreaks to multiple accounts of international violence, policymakers and specialists have acknowledged the importance of working on an agenda that balances the stability of international tourist destinations.

Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of tourism crisis management that takes an anthropological approach to tourism safety and security. While highlighting topics including disaster potential, political instability, and virtual terrorism, this book is ideally designed for policymakers, law enforcement, tour developers, hotel managers, event planners, event coordinators, travel agencies, government officials, researchers, and professionals in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Airport Security
  • Crisis Management
  • Disaster Potential
  • Global Threats
  • Local Government
  • Political Instability
  • Risk Management
  • Trauma
  • Travel Policy
  • Virtual Terrorism

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Maximiliano E. Korstanje is editor in chief of International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism (UP Argentina) and Editor in Chief Emeritus of International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (IGI-Global US). Besides being Senior Researchers in the Department of Economics at University of Palermo, Argentina, he is a global affiliate of Tourism Crisis Management Institute (University of Florida US), Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (University of Leeds), The Forge (University of Lancaster and University of Leeds UK) and The International Society for Philosopher, hosted in Sheffield UK. With more than 1200 published papers and 35 books. As author his recent works include, Strategic Tool and Methods for promoting Hospitality and Tourism Services, Virtual Traumascapes and exploring the roots of Dark Tourism, & Research Practices and innovations in Global Risk and Contingency Management by IGI Global, The Rise of Thana Capitalism and Tourism by Routledge, Terrorism, Tourism and the end of Hospitality in the West by Springer Nature, The Mobilities paradox, a critical analysis by Edward Elgar, Risk and Safety Challenges for Religious Tourism and Events by CABI, and Terrorism in a Global Village by Nova among others.

Now he co-edits almost 10 specialized journals and takes part of almost 30 journals associated to themes as human rights, mobility, tourism and terrorism. Korstanje was nominated to 5 honorary doctorates for his contribution in the study of the effects of terrorism in tourism. In 2015 he was awarded as Visiting Research Fellow at School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK and the University of La Habana Cuba. In 2017 is elected as Foreign Faculty Member of AMIT, Mexican Academy in the study of Tourism, which is the most prominent institutions dedicated to tourism research in Mexico. He had a vast experience in editorial projects working as advisory member of Elsevier, Routledge, Springer, IGI global and Cambridge Scholar publishing. Korstanje had visited and given seminars in many important universities worldwide. He has also recently been selected to take part of the 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. a great distinction given by Marquis Who´s Who in the world.