T2M International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility, Joint Conference 2017: CeMoRe

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An emerging tourism paradigm? Post-conflict tourism and social integration of refugees in S
Thiago ALLIS, Marina Lopez PINTO

Last modified: 2017-06-15

Abstract


Since 2000s, Brazil has been targeted by new waves of migration, including flows of refugees fleeing from areas under ethnic, political or religious conflicts and turmoil. To date, UNHCR counts over 65 million forcibly displaced people in the world (from which, more than 21 million are refugees); in Brazil, in 2015, there were almost 30,000 refugee applicants and about 9,000 refugees recognized by the National Council for Refugees (CONARE), mainly from Africa, Asia (Middle-East included, with great participation of Syrians) and the Caribbean. These groups are mainly concentrated in the South and Southeast regions, being the city of S


Keywords


contemporary migration, tourism,

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