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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...

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, 23(11), 1343-1356. 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...

The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: a conceptual model.

Journal Article
Lagiewski, R. M., Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2019)
The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: a conceptual model. Journal of hospitality, leisure, sport & tourism education, 24, 211-222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhlste.2019.03.005
Hospitality and tourism programmes have, over the recent decades, been involved in the delivery of their degrees in international locations through a variety of export models....

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.

Visitor engagement at museums: Generation Y and ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland

Journal Article
Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2017)
Visitor engagement at museums: Generation Y and ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland. Museum Management and Curatorship, 32(5), 473-490. https://doi.org/10.1080/09647775.2017.1367259
Museums are institutions that collect, safeguard and present artefacts and memories for the non-profit purposes of learning and enjoyment. However, significant changes in the ...

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...

Managing Asian attractions, Generation Y and face

Journal Article
Fyall, A., Leask, A., Barron, P., & Ladkin, A. (2017)
Managing Asian attractions, Generation Y and face. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 32, 35-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2017.04.006
In view of the growth, dynamism and increasing influence of the Asian tourism industry and the contribution to be played in the future by Gen Y visitors and workforce, this st...

Management Challenges at Film-Induced Tourism Heritage Attractions

Journal Article
Bąkiewicz, J., Leask, A., Barron, P., & Rakić, T. (2017)
Management Challenges at Film-Induced Tourism Heritage Attractions. Tourism Planning and Development, 14(4), 548-566. https://doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2017.1303540
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...

Using heritage interpretation to manage visitors at film-induced tourism heritage attractions.

Book
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
No abstract available.
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The Representation of UK Slavery Heritage

2020 - date
Shemroy Roberts | Director of Studies: Dr Craig Wight | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

2017 - date
Lindsay Cole | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

Influences on interpretation: A critical evaluation of the influences on the design and management of interpretation at lighter dark visitor attractions

2015 - 2019
Brianna Wyatt | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Barron

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

An ethnographic interpretation of the work environment within a creative culture in the advertising sector

2009 - 2014
Purpose and rationale The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
Dr Christine Band | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

Exporting hospitality and tourism education abroad and its influence on the home programme internationalisation

2009 - 2016
Richard Lagiewski | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

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

World heritage, tourism and national identity: a case study of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece

2005 - 2009
Tijana Rakic | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor

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