HOLOCAUST TOURISM AS A PART OF THE DARK TOURISM
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The paper discusses the origins and development of the holocaust tourism i.e. the tourism associated with visiting concentration camps that had emerged during the Second World War in Europe and more generally with visiting memorials and museums linked to the phenomenon of the legacy of the Holocaust. The text freely discusses motivational and ethical issues associated with this form of tourism (the question of free entry or the amount of currently levied entry of the sites, respectively). Based on the possible data and information available, the text also presents anecdotal evidence of the attendance of the goals of the holocaust tourism, the structure of their visitors and of the specific seasonality of this subtype of a dark tourism. In conclusion, we evaluated the competitiveness of the Czech Republic and opportunities for further development of the holocaust tourism from the perspective of the (dis)interest of Czech tourists.
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