Dark tourism involves going to places associated with death and tragedy, like former prisons, sites of natural disaster, or Walmart on Black Friday.
It’s not a new thing – gladiator games in ancient Rome, public executions, etc. 399 more words
Recently, La Trobe Business School Associate Professor Elspeth Frew, was featured on the ABC Radio National Show Blueprint for Living, where she spoke about the ethics of dark tourism and why people are attracted to sites like tourism sites of war, disaster, murder and unrest. 9 more words
Our Company offers night tours in Playa Ancha’s cemetery, Pantheon Hill cemetery in Valparaíso and Santa Inés cemetery in Viña del Mar.
The tour starts at 9pm and is at least a 2 hours tour. 92 more words
An overview on ‘dark tourism’
Termed ‘Dark Tourism’ the act of visiting sites of horror and death has become increasingly attractive to tourists.
The morality of this type of tourism is an obvious and heavily discussed subject, ethically the exploitation of such sites of death causes concern and anxiety which the media often sheds light on. 1,088 more words
Holidays don’t always have to be about sunshine and beaches; they can be dark also. Here I list some not-so-happy places that you can venture to. 23 more words