Global economic crisis and tourism: Consequences and perspectives

Andreas Papatheodorou, Jaume Rosselló, Honggen Xiao

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The International Academy for the Study of Tourism convened a session on global economic crisis and tourism during its 20th anniversary conference in Mallorca, Spain, in June 2009. Three articles featuring on the impacts of economic downturn on tourism in Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and North America have resulted and appeared in this issue of the Journal of Travel Research. This summary aims at an integrated discussion on the consequences and perspectives on the global economic crisis and tourism. The prospects of world tourism for the years to come are also reflected.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-45
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Travel Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010


  • 2009 perspectives
  • Global economic crisis
  • International Academy for the Study of Tourism
  • Paradigm shift

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Transportation
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management


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