TITLE

Dark Tourism

AUTHOR(S)
Burmon, Andrew
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Atlantic;Nov2010, Vol. 306 Issue 4, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the popularity of dark tourism, or travel to places with a history of suffering and violent death, with particular focus given to planned tourist sites in Cambodia. Plans to construct a theme park focusing on the nation's Khmer Rouge regime in Anlong Veng, Cambodia are examined. Tourism at the S-21 torture center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and the killing fields at Choeung Ek, Cambodia are mentioned. The profitability of dark tourism or thanatourism is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
54567196

 

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