publication . Article . 2013

DARK TOURISM – A NICHE SEGMENT FOR THE ROMANIAN TOURISM

Patrichi Ioana Cristiana;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Romanian Economic and Business Review, volume 8, issue 4.1 december, pages 351-358
Abstract
In the last decades dark tourism has become a significant niche segment of world tourism. Locations marked by the occurrence of catastrophic natural events have attracted a large number of tourists, as well as different sites related to the production of mass massacres or genocide. The human mind is complex. Why tourists are attracted to these places is still a subject of intense discussion by experts in the field of tourism. It may be a feature of the current period or it might have reasons related to local history, or with the lost of loved ones etc. In Romania there are a few such places that may be included in package tours and have enough potential to attra...
Subjects
free text keywords: dark tourism, dark places, Romanian potential, dark destinations

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