Paul Lynch

Dr Paul Lynch specialises in the teaching of management and enterprise in the hospitality and tourism industries. His PhD involved a sociological examination of the lived guest experience in commercial home enterprises in Scotland entitled Conceptual Relationships between Hospitality and Space in the Homestay Sector. Research interests and publications focus upon commercial home enterprises, business networks and networking, social firms and qualitative research methods.

Tourism development and contested communities.

The issue of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Senija Causevic et Paul Lynch | 21.10.2008

Dark tourism is defined as “visitation to places where tragedies or historically noteworthy death has occurred and that continue to impact our lives” Tarlow, 2005:48). Inherently, dark tourism conceptualises the consequence of a long-term conflict. This paper addresses the area of dark tourism in this context, an area which has received relatively little attention by [...]