Investigating millennial tourists' attitudes and risk perceptions towards terror attacks: a qualitative case study on France

Feldbauer, Isabel Giannina and Paris, Cody Morris ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0339-2471 (2020) Investigating millennial tourists' attitudes and risk perceptions towards terror attacks: a qualitative case study on France. e-Review of Tourism Research, 18 (1) . pp. 68-95. ISSN 1941-5842 [Article]

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Abstract

This study explores millennials' risk perceptions and response to terror attacks and the impact of these attacks on their visitor intentions. A qualitative approach employing interviews and focus groups with twenty-four millennials residing in the United Arab Emirates was conducted. France and the widely publicized attacks in Paris in 2015 and Nice in 2016 provided a case context for the data collection. Both participants who had travelled previously to France and those that had not were sampled. Results suggest that millennials indeed perceived terrorism as a risk. However, it is only one of a wide variety of perceived risks. The study provides insights of the variation in reactions to the attacks and the effects on tourist behaviour and decision-making among the sample.

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