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[ecrea] CfPs: JDMM Special Issue on Marketing and Branding of Conflict-Ridden Destinations

Thu Apr 16 19:09:57 GMT 2015

*Guest editors*

/Erdinç Çakmak/and /Rami K. Isaac/

Academy for Tourism, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, the

In this special issue the focus will be on the various types of
conflict-ridden destinations and their contextual issues. Authors are
invited to submit original papers on the following topics focused on the
current and post-conflict ridden destinations worldwide:

·Case studies of destination marketing and branding in inter-state and
intra state conflict-ridden areas

·New types of tourism, e.g. political tourism, justice tourism,
battlefield tourism, dark tourism

·Correcting negative image of conflict-ridden destinations

·Destination marketing during and/or after a crisis (e.g. political
disaster, natural disaster, war)

·Destination marketing of contested places

·Destination marketing of places with social and/or environmental problems

·Tourists’ past experiences after visiting conflict-ridden destinations

·Tourists’ expectations, motivations of visiting conflict-ridden places

·Understanding the ways in which the language of violence/conflict
operates in and through tourism, whether is symbolic, spoken, visual or

·To what extent can tours, stimulate post-trip connections with the
individual or group visited? And the benefits of any connection


*Key deadlines*

·Interested authors should email their abstract (200-300 words) or
proposal to

Erdinç Çakmak at *(Cakmak.e /at/* <mailto:(Cakmak.e /at/>**on or
before *May 10, 2015*

·Authors will be notified no later than May 30, 2015 on the decision
over their


·Full articles (approximately 5,000 – 7,000 words) should be submitted by

*January 31, 2016. *The format of guidelines is provided on the journal

·All articles will undergo blind review by at least two reviewers.

·The anticipated date for publication of the Special Issue is
*September, 2016.*

Please feel free to share this call with your students,  your colleagues
who are working on a related topic on destination marketing of
conflict-ridden places. For any further queries you can contact me.
Looking forward to your contributions and I remain.


Rami Isaac


Dr Rami K. Isaac

Senior Lecturer in Tourism

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