Cândida Cadavez: artigo reflecte sobre terrorismo e turismo

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São vários os atentados terroristas que, desde o 11 de Setembro de 2001, alteraram as percepções de segurança no mundo, em relação aos fluxos turísticos. Recentemente, a Europa e o mundo testemunharam com choque mais um atentado em Bruxelas, depois de Paris ter sido atacada. Retomamos o artigo da investigadora Cândida Cadavez que reflecte sobre a relação entre as novas realidades do terrorismo e a indústria turística.

We tend to associate tourism with longed-for breaks, overseas adventures and the interruption of our daily routine by a couple of days’ rest and relaxation in ‘paradise’. Yet recent terrorist attacks at tourist destinations, from the beaches of Tunisia to the shrines of Bangkok and the city centre of Paris to hotels in Mali, are having a negative impact on the once widespread belief that vacations were not only an escape from the trials and tribulations of daily life but also an excursion from the political woes we witness at home on the news. Candida Cadavez discusses how the tourism industry has to adapt and incorporate the new practices necessitated by the security constraints of an ever-changing world.

O artigo completo é consultável aqui

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