Risks associated with tourism

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Crimes

Possibility of being robbed, becoming a subject of rape or murder

Cultural

Possibility of experiencing difficulties in communicating with foreigners, cultural misunderstanding, inability to adjust to a foreign way of life and standards

Equipment

Possibility of mechanical, equipment, organizational problems occurring during travel or at destination (transportation, accommodation, attractions)

Financial

Possibility of not obtaining value for money; losing or wasting money if travel expectations are not fulfilled

Health

Possibility of becoming sick while traveling or at the destination

Performance

Possibility of not receiving holiday benefits due to the travel product or service not performing well

Physical

Possibility of being physically injured, includes danger and injury detrimental to health (accidents)

Political

Possibility of becoming involved in the political turmoil of the country being visited

Psychological

Possibility that travel experience will not reflect traveler’s personality or self-image, damage self-image, reflect poorly on personality

Satisfaction

Possibility of not achieving personal satisfaction and/or self-actualization with travel experience