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'Edinburgh the ‘festival city’ and hallmark event tourism': invited research lecture and seminar presented at 'Leisure Talks' series, School of Environment, Education and Development , Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester

Presentation / Conference
Todd, L. (2018, October)
'Edinburgh the ‘festival city’ and hallmark event tourism': invited research lecture and seminar presented at 'Leisure Talks' series, School of Environment, Education and Development , Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester. Presented at Leisure Talks' series
The ‘festival city’ has become a topic of theoretical debate within tourism and events research. In strategic destination management practice a festival city presents a signif...

Visualising the ‘festival city’: towards a stakeholder semiotic framework

Presentation / Conference
Todd, L. (2018, August)
Visualising the ‘festival city’: towards a stakeholder semiotic framework. Paper presented at Inclusive Innovation for Enhanced Local Experience, British Council and Newton Fund ‘Researcher Links’, Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand
No abstract available.

Meanings and myths: Semiotics of Edinburgh Castle

Presentation / Conference
Todd, L., & Furger, T. (2018, May)
Meanings and myths: Semiotics of Edinburgh Castle. Paper presented at Royal Anthropological Institute’s (RAI) Annual Conference: Art, Materiality and Representation, the Royal Anthropological Institute, The Department Of Africa, Oceania And The Americas Of The British Museum And The Department Of Anthropology At SOAS, London
Short abstract We will present initial themes from my study into the semiotics of Edinburgh Castle through analysing shared online images. As a semiotic sign, Edinburgh Castle...

Senior Visitors to Attractions

Presentation / Conference
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2018, April)
Senior Visitors to Attractions. Paper presented at Scottish Museums Federation Annual Conference, Stirling
No abstract available.

Innovating to engage the Gen Y audience – visitor engagement with museum collections during ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland.

Presentation / Conference
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2017, December)
Innovating to engage the Gen Y audience – visitor engagement with museum collections during ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland. Paper presented at 4th World Tourism Summit for Tourism and Hospitality: Innovation, Partnerships and Sharing., Rosen College, UCF, Florida
No abstract available.

Activating the diaspora: engagement and satisfaction amongst philanthropic transient volunteer tourists

Presentation / Conference
Thompson, J., Gannon, M. J., Curran, R., & Taheri, B. (2017, December)
Activating the diaspora: engagement and satisfaction amongst philanthropic transient volunteer tourists. Paper presented at Academy of Marketing: Tourism Marketing Special Interest Group (SIG
This study develops understanding of diasporic volunteers who travel for the purpose of fundraising and other supporting roles (excluding service delivery), and seek to contri...

Factors resulting in traveler disaffection and misbehavior: a study of airports' physical and social environment

Presentation / Conference
Ali, F., Gannon, M. J., & Taheri, B. (2017, November)
Factors resulting in traveler disaffection and misbehavior: a study of airports' physical and social environment. Paper presented at 4th World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality : Innovation, Partnership, and Sharing
Airports play a significant role in globalization, connecting cities and countries. According to Clarkson (2015), the 20 busiest airports in the world moved more than 700 mill...

Materiality, memories and lived event tourism experiences

Presentation / Conference
Todd, L., Leask, A., & Ensor, J. (2017, June)
Materiality, memories and lived event tourism experiences. Presented at Critical Tourism Studies: Understand Tourism- Change Tourism, Understand Ourselves - Change Ourselves
Our paper furthers understanding of lived experiences in tourism settings as remembered by informants. We propose the value of a phenomenological ‘artefact elicitation’ method...

Imaging Edinburgh as the ‘festival city’

Presentation / Conference
Todd, L., & Logan-McFarlane, A. (2017, June)
Imaging Edinburgh as the ‘festival city’. Presented at Critical Tourism Studies: Understand Tourism- Change Tourism, Understand Ourselves - Change Ourselves
We will present initial findings and emerging themes from our study into the imaging of a ‘festival city’, as it is represented and elicited by city stakeholders through share...

It’s all Greek to me: Stakeholder Perspectives on Scotland’s Reformed Tourism Structures

Presentation / Conference
Anastasiadou, C. (2016, September)
It’s all Greek to me: Stakeholder Perspectives on Scotland’s Reformed Tourism Structures. Paper presented at 25th Nordic Tourism Symposium
Processes of territorialisation, devolution and rescaling within Europe are creating spatially redefined destinations that are giving rise to novel and distinctive tourism str...