Tourism Review Online Magazine 9 / 2009

Sep 28, 2009
Dear readers

Welcome to the October issue of the TR magazine. Wishing you stress-free autumn once again we bring a collection of insightful articles to help you curb the threat of economic crisis and influenza. The influence of the recent and past epidemics on the tourism industry is the topic of the Medical supplement. What can we learn from the past pandemics? Check out several smart advices. If you have enough of the lying-on-the-beach-all-day type of holidays and seek something more interesting read the Adventure part this time focusing on tours into unstable regions like Iraq or Afghanistan.

If on the other hand you look for a safe haven for your nerves let us inspire you by the Destination part presenting Qatar or even the Heritage supplement inviting to Edinburgh or Derwent Valley. By the way, when traveling, do you behave yourself? Most people do of course, but some don’t. Find out who the worst tourists in the world are according to the travelers and hoteliers. Read the Professional part and enjoy the issue!

Milada Sovadinova


Adventure War Zone: Someone Like It Hot

Pat Hyland

- Sep 28, 2009
Iraq, Afghanistan or Lebanon belong to countries that definitely are not the most popular destinations for a common tourist. Yet, some travelers and tour agencies find their way even into these regions while trying to show the world different face of countries mostly portrayed as unstable or dangerous.

Medical: Pandemic Threat - Tourism Industry Nightmare?

Ashley Nault

- Sep 28, 2009
Coughing and sneezing travelers are a real nightmare for many destinations and businesses these days. What did the tourism industry learn from the previous epidemics? Can your business be protected against the panic of travelers?