It may be a slump in the European economic markets, a natural disaster in the Far East, political disharmony in Israel, Facebook in China or an e-coli outbreak in France. In the past year all of the above have hit the world news headlines and the ripple effect has inevitably changed Tourism in the affected areas.
Professor Alan Fyall, Deputy Dean of Research & Enterprise at the School of Tourism, Bournemouth University has been monitoring the global economic and political situation. In a speech being delivered at this year’s Resort Development Conference (RDO2) conference in Marbella, Spain at the end of September, he aims to examine the impact these events have had and how they may change the future direction and management of tourism.
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