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Disaster Tourism

Russian Meteor Makes Tourism Impact

Posted 03.02.2013 | Travel

Barely two weeks have passed since a meteor crashed into western Siberia, injuring more than 1,000 people and scaring pretty much everyone everywhere....

'Support The Shore' Travel Discounts

Posted 01.23.2013 | Travel

The travel website Travelzoo is rallying behind an effort to "Support the Shore" by offering hotel discounts to Atlantic City and the New Jersey Shore...

PHOTOS: A Day At Chernobyl, 26 Years Later

Elyse Pasquale | Posted 10.11.2012 | Travel
Elyse Pasquale

It takes a certain kind of tourist to sign away their life and board a bus to the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster.

China 'Disaster Tourism' Policy Is Newest Subsidy To Devastated Areas

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Antoaneta Bezlova | Inter Press Service BEIJING, May 28 (IPS) - Cashing in on huge public interest in one of the deadliest earthquakes of recen...

Disaster Tourism at the Edge of the Golan Heights

Freddy Deknatel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Freddy Deknatel

Today the curious traveler can get a government tour after securing an easy permit in Damascus. It is perhaps the best and most disturbing example of disaster tourism in the Middle East.