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Dark Tourism Case Study 2019: A Deep Dive into the Increasing interest Behind this Niche Market Trend - ResearchAndMarkets.com

April 9, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 9, 2019--The “Case Study: Dark Tourism - A deep dive into the increasing interest behind this niche market trend” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Tourism “Case Study: Dark Tourism - A deep dive into the increasing interest behind this niche market trend”, looks at the growing trend of dark tourism. It offers an insight into the motivating factors driving dark tourism’s growth, analyzes the opportunities and threats facing dark tourism sites, and provides examples of such sites globally.

Dark tourism is defined as the act of travel to sites associated with death, suffering and the seemingly macabre. Motivations for visiting such sites includes education, self-understanding, cultural awareness and commemoration of victims. Main challenges are providing authentic experiences for travelers, managing over-tourism and careful integration of technology at dark attractions. This case study looks at the dark tourism trend, the motivations driving it, and offers an assessment of the opportunities and threats facing dark tourism sites.

Scope

  • Dark tourism, definition: the act of travel to sites associated with death, suffering and the seemingly macabre.
  • Motivations for visiting such sites includes education, self-understanding, cultural awareness and commemoration of victims.
  • Main challenges are providing authentic experiences for travelers, managing over-tourism and careful integration of technology at dark attractions.
  • Potential opportunities to provide a path for regeneration, to raise awareness of wider global issues and appealing to younger generations through using social media platforms.

Reasons to buy

  • Understand what dark tourism is.
  • Gain an insight into the motivations driving dark tourism’s growth.
  • Look at key dark tourism sites.
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the key trends, issues and challenges facing dark tourism destinations.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Overview
  2. Understanding the concept of dark tourism
  3. Why has there been an increasing interest in this phenomenon?
  4. Understanding the motivations behind the ‘dark’
  5. Challenges to tackle within dark tourism
  6. Opportunities associated with dark attractions
  7. Key Attractions
  8. References
  9. About the author

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