Turizam Volume 21, Issue 2-3
FOREIGN TOURISTS’ RISK PERCEPTIONS ABOUT TURKEY: AN APPLICATION IN ANTALYA REGION
Authors: Yenal Yağmur, Oğuz Doğan
Abstract:In spite of the importance of tourists’ risk perceptions for destinations in tourism literature, there is a limited research has been carried out in Turkey. The main purpose of this study is to examine foreign tourists’ risk perceptions about Turkey. For this purpose, the study has been carried out by German tourists who visited to Antalya which is one of the important tourism destinations in Turkey in between March-December 2016. The results revealed the tourists’ positive belief about safety of Turkey. The results also revealed that physical risk factor has a positive effect on the overall risk perception.
Keywords: Risk perception, perceived risk, Antalya, Turkey
Article info: 90-101
Received: May 2017 | Accepted: Jun 2017