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Reputational disaster in Phuket: the secondary impact of the tsunami on inbound tourism



Reputational disaster in Phuket: the secondary impact of the tsunami on inbound tourism



Disaster Prevention and Management 15(1): 111-123



Based on qualitative field research intermittently conducted between February and July 2005, this paper describes the process and mechanism of the secondary socioeconomic impact (the reputational disaster) in Phuket, Thailand, of the December 2004 tsunami. The main data sources are semi-structured interviews with Thai and Japanese workers at hotels, restaurants and tour operating companies.

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DOI: 10.1108/09653560610654275


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