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Iconicity and Myth-Making: Exploring visual representations of Edinburgh as the original ‘festival city’

Presentation / Conference
Todd, L., & Logan-McFarlane, A. (2019, September)
Iconicity and Myth-Making: Exploring visual representations of Edinburgh as the original ‘festival city’. Paper presented at Academy of Marketing, 18th annual colloquium on Arts, Heritage, Nonprofit & Social Marketing, University of Stirling

Practice-based segmentation: taxonomy of C2C co-creation practice segments

Journal Article
Rihova, I. (2019)
Practice-based segmentation: taxonomy of C2C co-creation practice segments. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(9), 3799-3818. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-01-2018-0096
Purpose: This paper explores and evaluates practice-based segmentation as an alternative conceptual segmentation perspective that acknowledges the active role of consumers as ...

Managing the co-creation of narratives in the heritage sector: The case of the Surgeons' Hall Museum, Edinburgh

Book Chapter
Urquhart, E., & Leask, A. (2019)
Managing the co-creation of narratives in the heritage sector: The case of the Surgeons' Hall Museum, Edinburgh. In Experiential Consumption and Marketing in Tourism with a Cross-Cultural ContextGoodfellow Publishers
The objectives of this chapter are to: - Link together theoretical approaches to storytelling and narrative creation with the co-creation of heritage experiences; - Identify a...

Lenin Peak 7,134 - The World's easiest Seven Thousander?

Other
Taylor, S. (2019)
Lenin Peak 7,134 - The World's easiest Seven Thousander?. United Kingdom
This online article explores the key influences upon successfully climbing Lenin Peak based upon recent research on tourism activity on this mountain on the Kyrgyzstan/Tajikis...

The Role of Interactive Technology in the Co-creation of Experience in Scottish Visitor Attractions

Thesis
Urquhart, E. A. The Role of Interactive Technology in the Co-creation of Experience in Scottish Visitor Attractions. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2090670
As a theoretical construct, co-creation has received significant attention in the service management field and is increasingly being applied to experiential industries such as...

Technological mediation in the future of experiential tourism

Journal Article
Urquhart, E. (in press)
Technological mediation in the future of experiential tourism. Journal of Tourism Futures, 21(4), 489-516. https://doi.org/10.1108/jtf-04-2019-0033
Purpose – This article considers the role that technology may play in the future of experiential tourism. This viewpoint paper begins to question future developments in techno...

Sustainable mountaineering tourism on Lenin Peak, Kyrgyzstan: Current issues and potential solutions

Presentation / Conference
Taylor, S., & Komissarov, V. (2019, June)
Sustainable mountaineering tourism on Lenin Peak, Kyrgyzstan: Current issues and potential solutions. Paper presented at 7th International Adventure Conference, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Introduction This paper is concerned with the impacts of mountaineering tourism on the 7,134 metre Lenin Peak, the most popular high mountain in Kyrgyzstan. Like Mont Blanc o...

After-hours events at the National Museum of Scotland: a product for attracting, engaging and retaining new museum audiences?

Journal Article
Easson, H., & Leask, A. (in press)
After-hours events at the National Museum of Scotland: a product for attracting, engaging and retaining new museum audiences?. Current Issues in Tourism, https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2019.1625875
Cultural heritage is recognised as one of the major contributors to the economy and has traditionally been funded from the public sector. Museums have had to become more comme...

Business Events - the application of design and transforming access

Presentation / Conference
Robertson, M., & McLachie, J. (2019, May)
Business Events - the application of design and transforming access. Paper presented at Atlas Business Tourism 2019 Special Interest Group Conference
This work introduces and critically reviews the changing notion of social responsibility in the behaviour and actions of Business Event provision and its management. In partic...

A critical assessment of mountaineering tourism on Lenin Peak, Kyrgyzstan: Current issues and potential solutions

Report
Komissarov, V., & Taylor, S. (2019)
A critical assessment of mountaineering tourism on Lenin Peak, Kyrgyzstan: Current issues and potential solutions. Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyz Republic Ministry of Culture, Communication and Tourism
This report was produced for the Ministry of Culture, Communication and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic. It provides an assessment of the environmental and economic impacts of...
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Senior Visitors to Visitor Attractions

2017 - 2018
This project aims to develop a new and innovative structured visit programme focused on the needs and wants of this increasingly significant older population group. Specifically aimed at the over 75 y...
Funder: Edinburgh Innovations Ltd | Value: £9,972

Gastronomy and Creative Entrepreneurship in Rural Tourism

2017 - 2017
Sustainable landscape management in rural areas requires the creation of opportunities that treat landscapes in the context of their historical, cultural and social factors. The growing popularity of ...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £50,266

Channel Scheme - Egypt

2015 - 2017
The aim of the research is to investigate and analyze the ability of the tour guide in Egypt to achieve intercultural rapprochement between Egypt's and Spain's cultures depending on the guide's functi...
Funder: Egyptian Education Bureau | Value: £11,740

Destination Organisations in Scotland: types, issues and characteristics

2014 - 2015
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and operating environment in Scotland and Denmark with the view of identifyin...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £585

Research in Scotland on the Water Business: Strathpeffer Spa c.1850-2014

2014 - 2017
To analyse the rise, decline, and rise again of Strathpeffer Spa, c.1850-2014. This project will provide insight into the history and development of a distinctive, business-related highland community...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,000

Qatar National Research Fund - Leveraging the 2022 Qatar World Football Cup for the promotion of green and active living. A multiple stakeholder evaluation of strategic options

2013 - 2016
Generate an audit of current activities of various Qatari based institutions (public, private and voluntary sectors) linked to the promotion of green and active living via events. Elicit constructive ...
Funder: Qatar National Research Fund | Value: £40,512

Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- S'th Africa

2008 - 2010
Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- South Africa
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,527
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Sustainable festivals and events - an enquiry of leadership and futures

2015 - 2017
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Dr Martin Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Jane Ali-Knight

The role of interactive technology in the co-creation of experience in Scottish visitor attractions

2014 - 2019
" As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
Dr Ellis Urquhart | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Dr Ivana Rihova

Heritage interpretation challenges and management issues at film-induced tourism heritage attractions: case studies of Rosslyn Chapel and Alnwick Castle

2011 - 2015
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...
Dr Justyna Bakiewicz | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Barron

Governance of protected areas: the case of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

2010 - 2016
Dr Stephen Taylor | Director of Studies: Dr Eleni Theodoraki | Second Supervisor: Dr Monika Foster

The role of niche tourism products in destination development

2009 - 2011
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
Prof Jane Ali-Knight | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor

Festival Image, Impacts and Identity - an investigation into the international significance of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

2007 - 2011
Dr Louise Todd | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask