The development of new tourism networks to respond to and recover from the 2011 Christchurch Earthquake

Becken, Susanne, Scott, Noel and Ritchie, Brent (2014). The development of new tourism networks to respond to and recover from the 2011 Christchurch Earthquake. In Brent W. Ritchie and Kom Campiranon (Ed.), Tourism Crisis and Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific (pp. 190-205) Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK: CABI International.

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Author Becken, Susanne
Scott, Noel
Ritchie, Brent
Title of chapter The development of new tourism networks to respond to and recover from the 2011 Christchurch Earthquake
Title of book Tourism Crisis and Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific
Place of Publication Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK
Publisher CABI International
Publication Year 2014
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
Open Access Status
Series CABI Tourism Management Research Series
ISBN 9781780643250
Editor Brent W. Ritchie
Kom Campiranon
Volume number 1
Chapter number 13
Start page 190
End page 205
Total pages 16
Total chapters 16
Collection year 2015
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Collaborative networks have long been at the heart of emergency management. The deliberate linking of organizations and individuals with different specialized expertize leads to a better management of disasters and crises...

Research conducted in late 2011 examined issues faced by tourism businesses in recovering from [the 2011 Christchurch earthquake]. A survey collected information on key issues and challenges on the stakeholder network before the disaster and during recovery. Altogether, 64 respondents contributed via an online survey. Most respondents were accommodation providers, followed by activity operators, with the majority being small businesses. Results presented in this chapter provide insights into key business tasks required for disaster recovery, the importance of communication within the destination and the need for strong leadership, clear direction and effective stakeholder networks...
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