Authors: Zarja ZRINSKI
Corresponding author: Zarja ZRINSKI
Type of paper: Professional paper
Issue: Volume 11 | number 1 – 2017
The preservation of health is a crucial aspect in the development of international travel. The aim of this literature review was to analyse the issues of travel- related helath risks and the possibilities of prevention. As the destination changes, hazards differ. Health hazards depend on the cultural, infrastructural, technological, enviromental aspects of tourists locations. The process of health promotion helps travellers to gather necessary information about the destination and to accomplish a safe travel. By taking precautions and complying with safety requirements, travellers avoid the spread of diseases. The knowledge of international travel health is a legal obligation and an important responsibility for every traveller.