This book is the first authored overview of resilience in tourism and its relationship to the broader resilience literature. The volume takes a multi-scaled approach to examine resilience at the individual, organisation and destination levels, and with respect to the wider tourism system. It covers the different approaches to understanding resilience (the ecological and engineering approaches) and identifies issues with their understanding and application. The book connects issues of resilience to related key concepts such as vulnerability, adaptation, networks, systems, change and social capital. It is designed to be an upper level undergraduate and postgraduate primer on resilience in a tourism context and will be of interest to tourism researchers in planning, development, geography, impacts, sustainability, disaster management and environmental studies.
C. Michael Hall is Professor in Marketing at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Docent, Department of Geography, University of Oulu, Finland; and Visiting Professor, School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden. His key research interests include sustainability, tourism planning and policy, and global environmental change. Girish Prayag is Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. His research interests include place attachment, organisational resilience, disaster management and tourist emotions. Alberto Amore is a PhD candidate at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. His research interests are destination governance, resilience, tourism and public policy, and crisis and disaster management.