The geography of fear: the tourist destination in the shadow of conceptions of terror

Project: Research

Project Details


Layman's description

This research project concerns fear of terror acts in conceptions of Swedish and international visitors, in news media and social media, and how these fears can be addressed. The project investigates the consequences of fear of terror acts among the tourism destination's stakeholders, and how the fears are addressed in the urban tourism destination's market communication and in the urban environment.
Short titleThe geography of fear
Effective start/end date2019/01/012020/12/31

UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Sciences

Free keywords

  • place branding
  • terrorism
  • fear
  • security
  • urban destinations
  • urban development