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Title: What recovery? A commentary in response to Dr. Bangkosh Ngamsom Rittichainuwat's “Tsunami recovery: A case study of Thailand's Tourism”
Authors: Kivela, J
Keywords: Natural disaster
Southeast Asia
Guest safety
Warning systems
Corporate responsibility
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Source: Cornell hospitality quarterly, 2006, v. 47, no. 4, p. 411-414 How to cite?
Journal: Cornell hospitality quarterly 
Abstract: Although according to some the recovery from the December 2004 Asian tsunami is just about as complete as it can be, issues concerning what kind of recovery are by and large ignored, save for the plethora of information about the economic recovery. This commentary asks the reader to think beyond the economic recovery and consider what the recovery might mean in human terms. It also steers the reader toward an issue of greater concern: in Thailand and elsewhere in Southeast Asia, tourism business considerations often override safety requirements, and in 2004 this had devastating results.
ISSN: 1938-9655
EISSN: 1938-9663
DOI: 10.1177/0010880406292804
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