Associate Professor Dr. Brent McKenzie discusses dark tourism

Posted on Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Associate Professor Dr. Brent McKenzie Marketing and Consumer Studies Associate Professor Dr. Brent McKenzie discusses "dark tourism" with the Research Matters Team. When asked what dark tourism was McKenzie explains that "dark tourism is about traveling to sites of death, suffering or the macabre". McKenzie goes on to further explain that "the darkest tourism site would be somewhere like Auschwitz. It's a place where actual deaths occurred. It has materials and remnants of that period. It has a very strong historic and educaitonal component." Read the full article by Research Matters


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