Mega-events brand meaning co-creation: the Olympic case
Tjandra, N., Rihova, I., Snell, S., den Hertog, C., & Theodoraki, E. (in press)
Mega-events brand meaning co-creation: the Olympic case. Journal of Product and Brand Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/JPBM-08-2019-2539
Purpose: This study explores a multi-stakeholder perspective on brand meaning co-creation in the context of the Olympic Games as a unique mega sports event brand with a strong...
An attitudinal impacts analysis of social media platforms and brand relationship quality at music festivals
Strand, A., & Robertson, M. (in press)
An attitudinal impacts analysis of social media platforms and brand relationship quality at music festivals. Event Management, https://doi.org/10.3727/152599520X15894679115538
The purpose of this study is determination of ways in which music festival organizers can target their social media communication with greater certainty toward younger generat...
Practice-based segmentation: taxonomy of C2C co-creation practice segments
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 ...
Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note)
Robertson, M., Hutton, A., & Brown, S. (2018)
Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note). Event Management, 22(6), 1073-1081. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599518x15346132863157
This work, a conceptual forward-looking paper, examines the management of audiences at music festivals now and indicates a critical manoeuvre of focus for the future. The theo...
Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives
Robertson, M., Ong, F., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Ali-Knight, J. (2018)
Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives. Event Management, 22(6), 865-874. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599518x15346132863193
In considering critical event studies, a brief reference to critical pedagogy is made before an initial look at Critical Management Studies (CMS) prior to consideration of Crt...
Festival leaders and resilient futures: Coast Arts and Local Education
Presentation / Conference
Robertson, M. (2018, July)
Festival leaders and resilient futures: Coast Arts and Local Education. Paper presented at Association of Event Management Educators (AEME) 2018 Event Education & Research: Coming of Age
Visioning is a process which focusses on a preferred future condition (Bazzanella et al., 2012). In the context of a small to medium sized town, economic and social pressures ...
Explorations of the host's relationship with the commercial home
Lynch, P. A., Sweeney, M., & Lynch, P. A. (2007)
Explorations of the host's relationship with the commercial home. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 7(2), 100-108. https://doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.thr.6050042
This paper investigates the host's relationship with their commercial home and its influences on product construction. Intangible dimensions of hospitality are explored throug...
Small Business Networking and Tourism Destination Development: A Comparative Perspective
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...
Demand for Training by Bed and Breakfast Operators
Lynch, P. A. (1994)
Demand for Training by Bed and Breakfast Operators. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 6(4), 25-31. doi:10.1108/09596119410060892
Assesses the implications for tourism organizations, with responsibility for training, of promoting world‐class standards in the delivery of the UK tourism product. Analyses t...