Cultural tourism facilities in the context of the increased risk of terrorism: Young tourists from Lithuania and security measures
In view of the events that have been taking place in recent years, tourism security issues have become a popular subject in academic research. Terrorism attacks in trendy tourism destinations have raised a significant question: how can the tourist be protected and provided with quality? The article presents an evaluation of the significance of ‘soft’ and ‘hard’ security measures used in cultural tourism facilities by young tourists from Lithuania. The research showed that young tourists belong to the group of ‘courageous’ travellers, but their bravery has a limit. Young people want to travel ‘without restrictions’, feeling free, but they also want to know that someone has taken care of their safety.
BARTON C., HAYWOOD J., JHUNJHUNWALA P., BHATIA V., 2013, Travelling with Millennials. The Boston Consulting Group, http://www.bcg.com/documents/file129974.pdf.
BERNAŚ B., PUJER K., 2014, Bezpieczeństwo i zagrożenia w turystyce, The Wroclaw School of Banking Research Journal, 15, 2, pp. 223-243.
BUFFA F., 2015, Young tourists and sustainability. Profiles, attitudes, and implications for destination strategies, Sustain-ability, 7, s. 14042-14062.
GARG A., 2015, Travel risks vs tourist decision making: A tourist perspective, International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems, 8 (1), pp. 1-9.
HENDERSON J.C., 2007, Tourism crises: causes, consequences and management, Elsevier, Amsterdam.
HORNER S., SWARBROOKE J., 2009, International cases in tourism management, Elsevier, Amsterdam.
How Millennials killed travel marketing as we know it, http://www.mdgadvertising.com/e-books/How-Millennials-Killed-Travel-Marketing/Millennial-Traveler-Ebook.pdf.
MACHADO A., 2014, How Millennials are changing travel, https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/06/howmillennials-are-changing-international-travel/373007/.
MANSFELD Y., PIZAM A., 2006, Tourism, security and safety: from theory to practice, Elsevier, Amsterdam.
MARCZAK M., 2012, Wpływ terroryzmu na rozwój turystyki międzynarodowej, Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 4, 20, pp. 89-102.
MOISĂ C.O., 2010, Aspects of the youth travel demand, Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, 12 (2), pp. 575-582.
MORRISON G., FERNANDES L., HAYASHI C., 2016, Millennial traveller report. Factory & expedia, https://www.foresightfactory.co/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Expedia-Millennial-Traveller-Report-Final.pdf.
MURA P., 2010, ’Scary... but i like it!’ Young tourists’ perceptions of fear on holiday, Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 8 (1-2), pp. 30-49.
PACZYŃSKA-JĘDRYCKA M., EIDER J., 2017, Turystyka w obliczu terroryzmu, Handel Wewnętrzny, 4 (369), pp. 196-205.
red24’s Global terrorism risk map 2017, https://opinion.red24.com/2017/01/10/red24s-global-terrorism-risk-map-2017/.
SANTANA G., 2005, Globalisation, safety and national security, [in:] W. Salah, C. Cooper (eds.), Tourism in the age of globalisation, Routledge, London, New York, pp. 213-241.
SCHROEDER A., PENNINGTON-GRAY L., KAPLANIDOU K., ZHAN F., 2013, Destination risk perceptions among US residents for London as the Host City of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Tourism Management, 38, pp. 107-119.
SURVILA A., MIKĖNAS E., ŽUROMSKAITĖ B., 2017, The impact of terrorism on the tourism sector of Lithuania, Montenegrin Journal of Economics, 13, 3, pp. 101-118.
TARLOW P., 2006, A social theory of terrorism and tourism, [in:] Y. Mansfeld, A. Pizam (eds.), Tourism, security and safety: from theory to practice, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 33-48.
TARLOW P., 2014, Reflective epilogue: concerns in tourism safety, International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2, pp. 68-70.
Travel risk and reality. The new normal for business 2016; https://www.internationalsos.com/risk-outlook.
ŽUROMSKAITĖ B., NAGAJ R., DAČIULYTĖ R., 2018, Source of information on the perceived risk and safety in the tourism Industry, [in:] N. Grünwald, M. Zakrzewska (eds.), Series of the Robert-Schmidt-Institut: Proceedings of the 5th International Scientific Conference on ”Modern Economics”, University of Wismar, Wismar, pp. 179-185.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.