Tourism and disaster risk reduction

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For many countries, the tourism industry is a major economic driver. As disasters increasingly threaten popular touristic destinations, it is critical for the tourism sector to invest in preparedness and disaster resilience.

How effective is current natural hazard communication? Do tourists understand it and are they prepared for natural hazards before travelling to a destination? The answer is complicated and depends on who you ask.
Resilience to Nature's Challenges
New research from the Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, works to define what, specifically, the changing climate will mean for the future of outdoor recreation in the West
EurekAlert
2021

This publication studies the storms between 1958 and 2017 are in the Canary Islands, in the most important tourist enclaves of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, located in the municipalities of Arona and Adeje (SW of Tenerife) and in San Bartolomé de Tirajana

Natural Hazards (Springer)
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Last year’s explosive eruption at the New Zealand volcano tragically took tourists by surprise.
Eos - AGU
MiBACT has developed guidelines on the compatibility of sanitation systems and products with cultural heritage and more generally on how to guarantee its conservation.
PROCULTHER
Waterfront hotels around the world are facing an uncertain future with their worsening exposure to climate risk and rising sea levels.
Curbed