Towards a post-conflict tourism recovery framework

Maharaj Reddy, Stephen Boyd, Mirela Nica

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While there is an increasingly extant literature on tourism crises and disasters, a lacunae exists regarding robust conceptual and theoretical frameworks for reviving tourism in a post-conflict context. Holistic frameworks that build tourism resilience in post-conflict destinations is still considered an emerging area in crisis management research. This paper aims to address this gap.
An in-depth critique of research across leading peer-reviewed tourism journals, involving 102 individual papers; 63 on crises and disasters, and 39 on tourism recovery frameworks, was undertaken to develop a post-conflict tourism recovery framework. The framework proposed synthesizes complex relationships for post-conflict destinations operating “on the edge of chaos”, and enables consideration of key factors that influence their capacity to be resilient, adapt, and
Original languageEnglish
Article number102940
Pages (from-to)1-15
Number of pages15
JournalAnnals of Tourism Research
Early online date3 May 2020
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sep 2020


  • post conflict
  • tourism
  • recovery
  • resilience
  • framework


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