Urquhart, E. (2017). The Role of Interactive Technology in the Co-creation of Experience in Scottish Visitor Attractions. In PhD Workshop Research Proposals, 113-118. ISBN 978-88-6101-016-1
As a sector reliant on the creation of memorable experiences, visitor attractions (VAs) have increasingly turned to interactive technology as a platform for engaging and commu...
Forster, S. & Anastasiadou, C. (2015). Enhancing the Tourist Heritage Experience through In-Situ, Customisable, 3D printed Souvenirs. In Proceedings Heritage Tourism & Hospitality International Conference 2015ISBN 978-90-9029477-3
This research set out to investigate whether technological innovations in design and the personalisation of tourist souvenirs through 3D printing, could offer opportunities to...
Macdonald, I., Firth, R., Foster, M. & Zhou, V. (2014). Interdisciplinary methodologies in different cultures of learning: Apples and Pears?
This paper explores the reception and analysis of different methodologies in an inter-disciplinary pedagogical collaboration involving Design and Business academics and their ...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
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 ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
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...
Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- South Africa
15 August 2017
15 August 2017
Everyday branded products, from instant coffee to cars, have long been imbued by marketers with human traits as a means of appealing to consumers’ self-image. Indeed an interp...
12 May 2015
12 May 2015
A total of 35 researchers, early career and established academics from the Business School, the University and other institutions, attended the event, which took place on 12th...
24 March 2017
24 March 2017
From the online publicity and information pages:
The USEC returns to Edinburgh Napier in 2017! Universities of Scotland Events Conference (USEC) is an annual runn...
Programme Leader for UG Tourism
Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
Lecturer in Tourism Management
Foster, M., Macdonald, I., Firth, R. & Zhou, V. (2014). Re-constructing “culture of learning” – international student experiences in China and the UK
Following previous Teaching Fellows funding to undertake a joint research project between Business School and the School of Arts & Creative Industries we would like to present...
Anastasiadou, C. & Halkier, H. (2013). From destination management organisations to destination organisations in Scotland and Denmark: multi-level governance versus localism. In Gyimóthy, S., Möckel, M. & Budeanu, A. (Eds.). The Values of Tourism, 111. ISBN N/A
Although a lot of previous research on destination management had focused on the relevance of destination marketing organisations in improving destination competitiveness (Pik...
Foster, M., McKinnon, S. & Hammond, A. (2013). Strategies, guidelines and tools – what do they mean for us? Academics’ perceptions of resources for curriculum design and development
Anastasiadou, C. & Panyik, E. (2014). Relationships between travel habits and European identity formation
For the first time in the history of the EU, the Lisbon Treaty, which entered into force in 2009, established direct legal base for Community measures with supporting competen...
Foster, M. & Mulroy, T. (2009). Developing Peer Support as a Means of Enhancing the International Student Experience
Anastasiadou, C., Foster, S. V. & Calder, L. (2014). Enhancing the tourist heritage experience through "In-Situ" customisable, 3D printed souvenirs. ISBN 978-90-9029477-3
This research set out to investigate whether technological innovations in design and the personalisation
of tourist souvenirs through 3D printing, could offer opportunities to...
Anastasiadou, C. (2010). Exploring the interrelationships between regional consciousness, migration and tourism in regional integration schemes
Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2017). Visitor Engagement at Museums: Generation Y and ‘Lates’ Events at the National. Museum Management and Curatorship, 32(5), doi:10.1080/09647775.2017.1367259. ISSN 0964-7775
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 ...
Thomson, E. (in press). Narratives of health and hospitality: Strathpeffer Spa c.1866 – c.1946. Hospitality and Society. ISSN 2042-7913
This paper examines the history of Strathpeffer Spa (the UK’s most northerly spa) between c.1860 and c.1946 using a range of printed primary and archive sources. Drawing upon...
Ali-Knight, J., & Ensor, J. (2017). Salute to the Sun: an Exploration of UK Yoga Tourist Profiles. Tourism Recreation Research, 42(4), (484-497). doi:10.1080/02508281.2017.1327186. ISSN 0250-8281
This paper focuses on exploring yoga tourism as an under researched area where little has been written to date (Ali-Knight, 2009; Lehto, Brown, Chen & Morrison, 2006). Yoga to...
Bakiewicz, J., Leask, A., Barron, P., & Rakic, T. (2017). Management challenges at film-induced tourism heritage attractions. Tourism Planning and Development, 14(4), (548-566). doi:10.1080/21568316.2017.1303540. ISSN 2156-8316
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...
Murray, J. (2016). Developing a reflective and empirically informed undergraduate research methods module, including a worked exemplar. In Penman, C. & Foster, M. (Eds.). Innovations in Learning and TeachingMerchiston Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9576882-8-5
Teaching research methods is challenging for both staff and students. With increasing expectations to teach a wider breadth of material, the balance and maintenance of suffici...
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...
As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
02 May 2017
02 May 2017
The “Academics Online” workshop on Tuesday 2 May, organised by Dr Ivana Rihova and Dr Nathalia Tjandra from the Business School, allowed the 40 participating academics, ECRs a...