Keywords: typologies, threats, travel choices, outbound tourism, Australia, tourists, threat perceptions, tourism destinations, destination choice, touristic activities, Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Africa, disease, terrorist attacks, terrorism, unfamiliar cultures, local cultures, business continuity, risk management
Perception of threats and travel choice: the case of Australian outbound tourists
This research classifies and examines various threats perceived by tourists about tourism destinations. In particular, it assesses the impact of such threats upon the destination choice and related touristic activities of the Australian outbound tourist market. Australians have a strong preference to travel to Europe followed by Asia, then North America, South America, and finally, Africa.