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Tourism Security : Strategies for Effectively Managing Travel Risk and Safety.

Author: Peter Tarlow
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014.
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Tourism security is an important part of both security management and tourism. Private security professionals and police departments in tourism cities, as well as hotels, major attractions, and theme parks, have all come to realize that tourism security and safety issues (often called tourism surety) are essential for industry survival and success. In Tourism Security, leading expert Peter Tarlow addresses a range  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tarlow, Peter.
Tourism Security : Strategies for Effectively Managing Travel Risk and Safety.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Tarlow
ISBN: 9780124115729 0124115721
OCLC Number: 881571636
Notes: During the Incident.
Description: 1 online resource (309 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Tourism Security: Strategies for Effectively Managing Travel Risk and Safety; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Contents; About the Author; Foreword; Foreword Two: Problems of Tourism Safety in Latin America; References; Introduction; References; Chapter 1: Introduction to Tourism Security; The Tourism Phenomenon; Tourism Terminology and History; Modern Tourism Definitions; Lack of a Unified Vocabulary; Tourism as a Social Phenomenon; Defining Tourism Security; Classical and Modern Travel Challenges; Concepts of Leisure and Leisure Travel. Tourism Security is More Than Criminal BehaviorCriminal Acts and Acts of Terrorism; Professional Fears of Addressing Crime and Terrorism; Pre and Post September 11, 2001; Tourism Safety, Security, and Surety in the Post-9/11 World; An Overview of Tourism Surety: The Pre-9/11 Years; The Post-9/11 Period; TOPPs: The First Defense Against Tourism Crimes; Summary; References; Chapter 2: The Relationship between Tourism Security and the Economy; Part 1: How Security, or the Lack of Security, Impacts the Tourism Industry's Economy; Assumptions about Crime and Economic Viability. How Security or the Lack of Security Impacts the Tourism Industry's EconomyThe Impact of Crime and Violence on Tourism; Measuring Crime's Impact; Part 2: How Tourism Security Must Face the Issues of Shrinking Budgets and How Security Personnel Must Do More with Less; Festivals; References; Chapter 3: Hotel and Motel Security; Places of Lodging in the Tourism History; Hotel Security: The Overview; Common Problems; Hotel Challenges; Motel Challenges; Bed 'n Breakfast (B & B) Challenges; Campgrounds and Other Lodging Challenges; Lodging Security in a Consistently Changing World. The Role of the Security OfficerDealing with the Specifics of Lodging Security; Planning Lodging Security; Working with Others; Around the Hotel; Front Desk and Lobby Area; Front Desk Personnel; Rooms and Hallways; Food and Beverages; The Outside Public Areas; Pool and Athletic Safety; Other Areas in the Hotel; Outsourcing; Protecting the Hotel's Staff; Should an Employee or Guest Become Violent; References; Chapter 4: Risk and Crisis Management; Introduction; Risk Management; Why Analyzing Tourism Risks is Difficult; Crisis Management; Performing Risk Management. What You Need to Know as a Risk ManagerA Risk Management Model; Step 1; Step 2; Step 3; Step 4; Step 5; Risk Management Guidelines; Alcohol and Drugs and Tourism Risk; Developing a Tourism Risk Management Plan in an Age of Crime, Gangs, and Terrorism; Some Examples of the Interaction Between Issues of Safety and Security in the World of Tourism; Drugs, Tourism, and Terrorism; Ways That the Illegal Drug Trade Present Challenges to Tourism Risk Managers; The Risk of Food Safety in Tourism; Fire and Tourism Safety; Terrorism and Tourism; Tourism, Terrorism, and the Media; Before an Incident.

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Tourism security is an important part of both security management and tourism. Private security professionals and police departments in tourism cities, as well as hotels, major attractions, and theme parks, have all come to realize that tourism security and safety issues (often called tourism surety) are essential for industry survival and success. In Tourism Security, leading expert Peter Tarlow addresses a range of key issues in tourism safety and security. The book guides the reader through a study of tourism security themes and best practices. Topics include the relationship bet.

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