This paper presents a general overview of the relationships between crime and tourism. Literature on crime and tourism is reviewed and elaborated to indicate the unexplored complexity of the relationships that exist to identify areas of potential research. Difficulties in defining crime are noted and the importance of appreciating the context of tourism in any understanding of tourist area crime is emphasized. Topics discussed include tourists as victims of crime, reducing crime against tourists and crime as an attraction. The great potential and need for future research in the area is highlighted. The paper concludes by introducing the remaining articles in this issue.
Moore, Kevin and Berno, Tracy
"Relationships Between Crime and Tourism,"
Visions in Leisure and Business: Vol. 14
, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/visions/vol14/iss3/2