I’m Morgan Westcott, a university instructor who lives, breathes, and teaches tourism. That’s right, I’m a full-time “tourism nerd”. Thanks for watching where this journey goes.
Morgan Westcott is a tourism instructor and self-professed “full-time tourism nerd” who lives in Vancouver, BC.
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A question I get asked regularly is “what is dark tourism”? Many people conflate dark tourism with sex tourism, exploitation, and other challenges related to overtourism. According to Stone, Seaton, Sharpley and White, dark tourism is “the contemporary commodification of death within international visitor economies.” The distinction here is death, which is why the phenomenon is…