Proceedings of the 19th International Academic Conference, Florence

THE EFFECTS OF TERROR ACTIVITIES AND POLITICAL INSTABILITIES ON TOURISM SECTOR

AZIZ KAGITCI, SEMIH BUYUKIPEKCI

Abstract:

All the world countries generate an important income from tourism. The competents of state and private sector carry out a lot of information and publicity activities to attract tourists for their countries. Turkey has an important geography both for being a mediterranean country and having historical substructure for tourism. The tourism sector has first affected fragile structure from wars, terror and political crises when compared with the other sectors.The decisions of domestic and foreign tourists change for this reason. The concepts of terror and terrorism and the relations between tourism and social and political instabilities living in Turkey are gone around in this study. Because the study has a qualitative scope the datum which are had from secondary sources are tried to be compiled with the perspective of Turkey. The terror activities and political problems in tourism sector are gone around with these datum and it is tried to bring forward a proposal to make these negations positive with the least damage.

Keywords: Terrorism, Tourism, Political Instabilities

DOI: 10.20472/IAC.2015.019.065

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