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Anastasiadou, C. (in press). It’s all Greek to me”: Stakeholder Perspectives on Scotland’s Reformed Tourism Structures
Processes of territorialisation, devolution and rescaling within Europe are creating spatially redefined destinations that are giving rise to novel and distinctive tourism str...
Bakiewicz, J., Leask, A. & Barron, P. (in press). Management challenges at film-induced tourism heritage attractions. Tourism Planning and Development.. ISSN 2156-8316
Holmes, K. & Ali-Knight, J. (in press). The Event and Festival Life Cycle – Developing a New Model for a New Context International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.. doi:10.1108/IJCHM-10-2015-0581. ISSN 0959-6119
The events and festivals literature relies on theories and models borrowed from tourism studies which may insufficiently account for the unique characteristics of even...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and o...
Edinburgh's festivals have traditionally been world renowned for their eclecticism. As their number grew and reach widened the coordination of the festivals...
22 April 2016
22 April 2016
Open for ApplicationsRecruitment is now underway for the 4th year of the Destination Leaders Programme; a transformational investment for you, your business and your destinati...
Sood, J., Lynch, P. & Anastasiadou, C. (2017). Community non-participation in homestays in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India. Tourism Management. 60, 332-347. doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2016.12.007. ISSN 0261-5177
An upsurge in popularity of homestays has provided newer economic opportunities to remote Indian Himalayan communities. Despite the benefits homestays offer, their acceptance ...
Bakiewicz, J., Leask, A., Barron, P. & Rakić, T. (2016). Using heritage interpretation to manage visitors at film-induced tourism heritage attractions. In Albrecht, J. (Ed.). Visitor Management in Tourism Destinations. CABI. ISBN 9781780647357
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Todd, L., Leask, A. & Ensor, J. (in press). Understanding primary stakeholders' multiple roles in hallmark event tourism management. Tourism Management.. ISSN 0261-5177
Leask, A. (2016). Visitor attraction management: a critical review of research 2009-2014 tourism management. Tourism Management. 57, 334-361. doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2016.06.015. ISSN 0261-5177
Research publications focussing on visitor attractions have increased in recent years, with articles sourced from an increasingly broad range of disciplines and fields of stud...
Chen, C. F., Phou, S. & Leask, A. (2016). Symbolic, experiential and functional consumptions of heritage tourism destinations: the case of Angkor World Heritage Site, Cambodia. International Journal of Tourism Research. 18(6), 602-611. doi:10.1002/jtr.2077. ISSN 1099-2340
This study empirically investigates the effects of three destination consumptions (namely symbolic, experiential and functional) on tourists’ destination attachment and satisf...
Weidenfeld, A. & Leask, A. (2016). Events, Visitor Attractions and The Event Attraction Continuum. In Weidenfeld, A., Butler, R. & Williams, A. M. (Eds.). Visitor Attractions and Events: Locations and Linkages. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 9781138824713, 9781315740492
Bakiewicz, J., Leask, A., Barron, P. & Rakić, T. (2015). Exploring film-induced tourism implications for onsite heritage interpretation at Alnwick Castle. In Kozak, M. & Kozak, N. (Eds.). Destination Marketing: international perspectives. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-13-885589-2
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Exploring film-induced tourism implications for onsite heritage interpretation at Alnwick Castle.
Legohérel, P., Poutier, E. & Fyall, A. (Eds.). (2013). Revenue Management at Heritage Attractions. ISBN 978-1-908999-48-1, 978-1-908999-49-8,
This chapter focuses on how revenue management might be suitable for use as a tool in developing the effective management of heritage visitor attractions (HVAs). It begins wit...
Garrod, B., Fyall, A., Leask, A. & Reid, E. (2012). Engaging residents as stakeholders of the visitor attraction. Tourism Management. 33, 1159-1173. doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2011.11.014. ISSN 0261-5177
While local residents are widely recognised to play a pivotal role in the development and management of destinations, their role in the context of visitor attractions has larg...
Stephenson, . M. L. & Ali-Knight, J. (2010). Dubai's tourism industry and its societal impact: social implications and sustainable challenges. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change. 8(4), 278-292. doi:10.1080/14766825.2010.521248. ISSN 1476-6825
This paper initially outlines the principles and strategies underpinning Dubai's ambitious plans to develop a rather unique destination of international distinction. The discu...
Carlsen, J., Andersson, T. D., Ali‐Knight, J., Jaeger, K. & Taylor, R. (2009). Festival management innovation and failure. International Journal of Event and Festival Management. 1(2), 120-131. doi:10.1108/17852951011056900
Purpose – The paper seeks to examine the concepts, types and implications of festival innovation and failure.Design/methodology/approach – A review of extant literature is und...
Causevic, . S. & Lynch, P. (2009). Hospitality as a Human Phenomenon: Host–Guest Relationships in a Post-Conflict Setting. Tourism and hospitality planning & development. 6, 121-132. doi:10.1080/14790530902981498
This paper explores relationships between the diaspora and the new hosts in the context of the post-conflict setting of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The complexity of this particul...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...