Event Venue Satisfaction and Its Impact On Sponsorship Outcomes
Michelini, L., Iasevoli, G., & Theodoraki, E. (2017)
Event Venue Satisfaction and Its Impact On Sponsorship Outcomes. Event Management, 21(3), 319-331. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599517x14942648527536
The importance of sponsorship as a marketing communications tool is well recognized in the event literature. Despite the growth in event sponsorship investments and the increa...
Progressing socio-cultural impact evaluation for festivals
Robertson, M., Rogers, P., & Leask, A. (2009)
Progressing socio-cultural impact evaluation for festivals. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 1(2), 156-169. https://doi.org/10.1080/19407960902992233
The research project reported in this paper set out to advance the knowledge base of socio‐cultural festival evaluation and, through industry and academic liaison, produce a r...
The creative Industries: recasting Scotland's relationship with Europe
Blake, J. (2017)
The creative Industries: recasting Scotland's relationship with Europe. Edinburgh: Royal Society of Edinburgh
This article analyses the likely impact that Brexit will have on the creative industries in Scotland. The study focuses on three main areas: the movement of people, Creative ...
Putting Foucault to work in tourism research
Wight, A. C. (2019)
Putting Foucault to work in tourism research. International Journal of Tourism Research, 21(1), 122-133. https://doi.org/10.1002/jtr.2246
This paper reflects on Foucault's Archaeology of Knowledge as a methodological approach in tourism research. It offers lessons from recent research focused on critiquing herit...
Lithuanian genocide heritage as discursive formation
Wight, A. C. (2016)
Lithuanian genocide heritage as discursive formation. Annals of Tourism Research, 59, 60-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2016.04.002
This paper presents a synthesis of Foucault’s Archaeology of Knowledge and the concept of discursive formation to critique museums and sites of memory as spaces in which compe...
An Exploration of Tourists’ Perceptions of a Rural Mountain Bike Event
Newland, B. L., & Robertson, M. (2018)
An Exploration of Tourists’ Perceptions of a Rural Mountain Bike Event. Journal of Applied Sport Management, 10(1), 13-22. https://doi.org/10.18666/JASM-2017-V10-I1-8324
The natural attributes of rural locations are well suited to sport event tourism and can play a significant role in strategic tourism development in new markets. The purpose o...
Technology, society, and visioning the future of music festivals
Robertson, M., Yeoman, I., Smith, K. A., & McMahon-Beattie, U. (2015)
Technology, society, and visioning the future of music festivals. Event management, 19(4), 567-587. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599515X14465748774001
Many music festivals fail because the experiences offered do not ensure relevance and meaning to the attendee. Engagement with new and virtual landscapes and with the enhanced...
Signals and Signposts of the Future: Literary Festival Consumption in 2050
Robertson, M., & Yeoman, I. (2014)
Signals and Signposts of the Future: Literary Festival Consumption in 2050. Tourism Recreation Research, 39(3), 321-342. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508281.2014.11087004
This conceptual paper uses a scenario planning process to facilitate possible futures for literary festivals, a form of festival tourism that has grown rapidly in the develope...
An Exploration of a Niche Sport Event’s Role in Visitors’ Perception of a Rural Destination: The Case of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup
Robertson, M., Newland, B., & Darby, P. (2014)
An Exploration of a Niche Sport Event’s Role in Visitors’ Perception of a Rural Destination: The Case of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. International journal of sport management, 15(2), 193-218
This article investigates whether a niche sport event in a rural location influences visitor perceptions of a destination. The work explores how rural sport events can affect ...
The Motives of Ambassadors in Bidding for International Association Meetings and Events
Lockstone-Binney, L., Whitelaw, P., Robertson, M., Junek, O., & Michael, I. (2014)
The Motives of Ambassadors in Bidding for International Association Meetings and Events. Event Management, 18(1), 65-74. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599514x13883555341931
As destinations contest the rights to host international association-based meetings and events, competitive points of difference in the bidding process can mean the success or...