Leask, A. & Barron, P. (2014). Engaging with broader consumer markets at museums.
Bakiewicz, J. & Leask, A. (2014). Exploring film induced tourism implications on onsite heritage interpretation at heritage visitor attractions. In Kozak, M. & Kozak, N. (Eds.). 7th World Conference for Graduate Research in Tourism Hospitality and Leisure Proceedings Book, 388-393. ISBN 978-605-4940-25-7
The previous research in the area of film induced tourism, although widely acknowledged, was not concerned with built heritage sites which have inherent restricti...
Leask, A. & Barron, P. (2014). Engaging with new consumer markets – Museum Events and Generation Y’. In Proceedings of the International Conference Marketing Trends 2014ISBN 978-2-9532811-2-7
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Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
An investigation into the engagement and management of age-diverse employees in the tourism sector.
ENU Development Trust
Conduct a large longitudinal study of generational changes in consumer behaviour and the consequent impact on future tourist decision making
Leask, A., Fyall, A. & Barron, P. (2012). Generation Y: A supply-side comparative study of Western and Asian visitor attractions. In 2nd Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Conference Proceedings Book
No abstract available.
Leask, A., Barron, P. & Ensor, J. (2012). Gen Y: The Impact of Generational Changes in Consumer Behaviour on the Marketing of Tourist Attractions
This research study compares and contrasts the marketing strategies adopted by operators of tourist attractions aiming to engage effectively with Generation Y (Gen Y) consumer...
Leask, A. (2011). Engaging with Gen Y at Museums
Leask, A., Rogers, P. & Robertson, M. (2008). Place, values, process and benefits: accounting for the social and cultural future of festivals. In Proceeding of the EUTO Conference 2008, 437-469
This paper presents outcomes from a project established at the Centre for Festival and Event Management (CFEM) at Napier University Business School.
This set out to advance th...
Gibson, R. & Leask, A. (2004). Visitor Motivation and VFR at historic houses: the case of two castles. In Proceedings of tourism: State of the art II conferenceISBN 0-954803906
Leask, A., Garrod, B. & Fyall, A. (2004). Managing Visitor Attractions – Comparisons of International Management Practice,. In Proceedings of tourism: State of the art II conferenceISBN 0-954803906
Fyall, A. & Leask, A. (2002). Managing Visitor Attractions: An International Comparison of Management Practice. In CAUTHE 1993 to 2002: A Decade of Australian Tourism ResearchISBN 1876685344
Bakiewicz, J., Leask, A. & Barron, P. (in press). Management challenges at film-induced tourism heritage attractions. Tourism Planning and Development.. ISSN 2156-8316
In response to an increasingly competitive environment, a number of heritage visitor attractions (HVAs) have encouraged filming, as well as subsequent film-induced tourism, in...
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 DestinationsCABI. ISBN 9781780647357
Todd, L., Leask, A. & Ensor, J. (2017). Understanding primary stakeholders' multiple roles in hallmark event tourism management. Tourism Management. 59, 494-509. doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2016.09.010. ISSN 0261-5177
This paper contributes insights into stakeholder theory in hallmark event tourism and the implications for engaging primary stakeholders in further tourism management settings...
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...
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...
Purpose and rationale
The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...