Ross Tinsley

Ross Tinsley

Dr Ross Tinsley

Programme Leader for UG Tourism

Research Groups

Research Areas

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Executive Committee Member of The Tourism Society (Scottish Chapter)
  • ATHE Executive Committee member

 

Editorial Activity

  • Editor: International Hospitality and Tourism Student Journal
  • Editorial Board Member: International Hospitality and Tourism Student Journal
  • Editorial Board Member: Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Student Journal

 

External Examining/Validations

  • International Hospitality and Tourism Management, Ulster University and Partners, September 2017 to present.
  • MBA Hospitality Management, Local Support Centre
  • BSc (Hons) International Hotel and Tourism Management

 

Invited Speaker

  • Recent developments in SME-based tourism destination development and some past reflections from my own PhD
  • Giving feedback to international students

 

Reviewing

  • Journal of Sustainable Tourism
  • Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management
  • World Journal of Business Management
  • Twice yearly International Hospitality and Tourism Research Conference
  • Tourism Management

 

Date


6 results

Layers of passage: the ritual performance and liminal bleed of the Beltane Fire Festival, Edinburgh

Book Chapter
Tinsley, R., & Matheson, C. M. (2014)
Layers of passage: the ritual performance and liminal bleed of the Beltane Fire Festival, Edinburgh. In J. Laing, & W. Frost (Eds.), Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World, (141-158). Taylor & Francis
No abstract available.

The carnivalesque and event evolution: a study of the Beltane Fire Festival

Journal Article
Matheson, C. M., & Tinsley, R. (2016)
The carnivalesque and event evolution: a study of the Beltane Fire Festival. Leisure Studies, 35(1), 1-27. https://doi.org/10.1080/02614367.2014.962591
This paper centres on the Beltane Fire Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. The objectives are to: first, identify the stages of the festival’s evolution and their respective char...

Spiritual attitudes and visitor motivations at the Beltane Fire Festival, Edinburgh.

Journal Article
Matheson, C. M., Rimmer, R., & Tinsley, R. (2014)
Spiritual attitudes and visitor motivations at the Beltane Fire Festival, Edinburgh. Tourism Management, 44, 16-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2014.01.023
Outside the peak season for tourism to Edinburgh, Scotland, during the evening of April 30th, visitors attend a festival with ancient Celtic overtones. Frequently, the evening...

Differentiation and tourism destination development: Small business success in a close-knit community

Journal Article
Lynch, P. A., Tinsley, R., & Lynch, P. (2008)
Differentiation and tourism destination development: Small business success in a close-knit community. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 8(3), 161-177. https://doi.org/10.1057/thr.2008.26
This paper considers small tourism business relations within a rural tourism destination. They are examined within the context of small business (predominantly hospitality-bas...

Small Business Networking and Tourism Destination Development: A Comparative Perspective

Journal Article
Tinsley, R., & Lynch, P. A. (2007)
Small Business Networking and Tourism Destination Development: A Comparative Perspective. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 8(1), 15-27. https://doi.org/10.5367/000000007780007380
This paper compares two localities of marked social, cultural and economic difference in relation to small tourism business networking and formalization of tourism destination...

Small tourism business networks and destination development

Journal Article
Tinsley, R., & Lynch, P. (2001)
Small tourism business networks and destination development. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 20(4), 367-378. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0278-4319%2801%2900024-X
This paper is based on ongoing research into networking between small tourism businesses and its contribution to destination development. The fieldwork is being carried out in...

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