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Chapter 13 The Demise of Tourism

DOI: 10.23912/9781911635222-4747

ISBN: 9781911635222

Published: October 2020

Component type: chapter

Published in: International Tourism Futures

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635222-4383



This chapter investigates the possibility that the tourism industry, as we cur- rently know it, will significantly change and perhaps will not exist in the future. Some topics will be discussed in the realm of plausible futures, meaning that they may not happen, however it’s a possibility and in the event it does occur, the tourism industry should be prepared. The topics discussed in this chapter include having an understanding of the reliance of natural resources in the travel, hospitality and event sectors; global population growth; food security; the impact of war on tourism; and the moral considerations associated with certain tourist experiences. Pandemics including Covid-19 are mentioned in Chapters 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11 and 14. The case study focuses on food security and the dangers of depleting the quantity of food around the globe, along with the availability of quality nutritional food. It also explores the changes in the types of food supplied to the tourism, hospitality and event sectors, and provokes consideration of the disparity between the wealthy and populations born into poverty.

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Lade, C., Strickland, P., Frew, E., Willard, P., Osorio, S.C., Nagpal, S. & Vitartas, P. (2020) "Chapter 13 The Demise of Tourism" In: Lade, C., Strickland, P., Frew, E., Willard, P., Osorio, S.C., Nagpal, S. & Vitartas, P. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635222-4747


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