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Tackling food waste in all-inclusive resort hotels

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Okumus, B., Taheri, B., Giritlioglu, I., & Gannon, M. (2020)
Tackling food waste in all-inclusive resort hotels. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 88, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2020.102543
Food waste remains a serious environmental and economic concern within the hospitality and tourism industry. This study therefore investigates how managers, chefs, and employe...

Assessing the mediating role of residents' perceptions toward tourism development

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Gannon, M., Rasoolimanesh, M., & Taheri, B. (in press)
Assessing the mediating role of residents' perceptions toward tourism development. Journal of Travel Research, https://doi.org/10.1177/0047287519890926
Framed by social exchange theory and Weber's theory of substantive and formal rationality, this study investigates the mediating role of residents' perceptions of tourism impa...

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

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Wyatt, B. Influences on interpretation: A critical evaluation of the influences on the design and management of interpretation at lighter dark visitor attractions. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2455103
Although previous tourism research has acknowledged the phenomenon of dark tourism, there is still an absence of research in relation to the design and management of interpret...

Quality of life of lifestyle entrepreneurs

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L. De S. Vieira, M. J. Quality of life of lifestyle entrepreneurs. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2383315
Owners of small businesses, within the tourism and hospitality literature, tend to be labelled as lifestyle entrepreneurs (LsEs). LsEs are described with an emphasis on the st...

Understanding the importance that consumers attach to social media sharing (ISMS): Scale development and validation

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Dedeoğlu, B. B., Taheri, B., Okumus, F., & Gannon, M. (2020)
Understanding the importance that consumers attach to social media sharing (ISMS): Scale development and validation. Tourism Management, 76, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2019.103954
In response to the increasing ubiquity of social media platforms, improved consumer choice, and technological progress, the importance of consumer-generated content (CGC) cont...

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

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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...

Social Media and Tourism Development in Grenada: A Phenomenological Study

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Brathwaite, R. K. Social Media and Tourism Development in Grenada: A Phenomenological Study. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2005971
This study explores the lived experiences of Grenadian tourism practitioners, the impact social media has on their businesses, and any challenges that they may face in using s...

Does living in the vicinity of heritage tourism sites influence residents’ perceptions and attitudes?

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Rasoolimanesh, S. M., Taheri, B., Gannon, M., Vafaei-Zadeh, A., & Hanifah, H. (2019)
Does living in the vicinity of heritage tourism sites influence residents’ perceptions and attitudes?. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 27(9), 1295-1317. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2019.1618863
This study investigates whether the perceptions and attitudes of residents living within the vicinity of heritage tourism sites differ from those living further afield. It exa...

Technological mediation in the future of experiential tourism

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Urquhart, E. (2019)
Technological mediation in the future of experiential tourism. Journal of Tourism Futures, 5(2), 120-126. 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...

VEZA: An informal network of tourism entrepreneurs.

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Skokic, V., Lynch, P., & Morrison, A. (2019)
VEZA: An informal network of tourism entrepreneurs. Annals of Tourism Research, 77, 26-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2019.05.004
This longitudinal research positioned at the juncture of tourism, entrepreneurship and transition economies studies investigates the specific informal personal network veza of...

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