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Lifestyling Entrepreneurs' Sociological Expressionism

Journal Article
Sweeney, M., Docherty-Hughes, J., & Lynch, P. (2018)
Lifestyling Entrepreneurs' Sociological Expressionism. Annals of Tourism Research, 69, 90-100. doi:10.1016/j.annals.2018.01.006
This study explores the tourism host-home relationship investigated through documentary analysis of photographs choreographed through mutual negotiation between hosts and rese...

Networking in the Homestay Sector

Journal Article
Lynch, P. A. (2000)
Networking in the Homestay Sector. Service Industries Journal, 20(3), 95-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642060000000034
This paper provides a case study on the management of private home accommodation used to house overseas guests who are primarily registered as students with the English as a f...

Festival community networks and transformative place-making

Journal Article
Jarman, D. (2018)
Festival community networks and transformative place-making. Journal of Place Management and Development, https://doi.org/10.1108/JPMD-06-2017-0062
Purpose Festivals are often explicitly connected to the destinations in which they take place, explored here as contributing to broader processes of place-making and engagemen...

Signals and Signposts of the Future: Literary Festival Consumption in 2050

Journal Article
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...

Scenarios for the future of events and festivals: Mick Jagger at 107 and Edinburgh Fringe

Book Chapter
Yeoman, I., Robertson, M., McMahon-Beattie, U., & Musarurwa, N. (2014)
Scenarios for the future of events and festivals: Mick Jagger at 107 and Edinburgh Fringe. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, U. McMahon-Beattie, E. Backer, & K. Smith (Eds.), The Future of Events and Festivals, (36-50). (1). Oxon, UK: Taylor & Francis
Introduction: a tipping point The power of festivals and events is multifarious. As both historic artefacts and barometers of current beliefs, opinions and the state of societ...

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

Journal Article
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 ...

Event futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration

Journal Article
Jaimangal-Jones, D., Robertson, M., & Jackson, C. (2018)
Event futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 9(2), 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEFM-05-2018-0032
This special issue has at its centre the theme Event Futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. This theme was the basis of the Association for Events Management Educa...

Enhancing the Tourist Heritage Experience through In-Situ, Customisable 3D - Printed Souvenirs

Book Chapter
Anastasiadou, C., Vettese, S., & Calder, L. (2018)
Enhancing the Tourist Heritage Experience through In-Situ, Customisable 3D - Printed Souvenirs. In L. Egberts, & M. D. Alvarez (Eds.), Heritage and Tourism : Places, Imageries and the Digital Age, (151-171). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.5117/9789462985353
This research set out to investigate whether technological innovations in design and the personalisation of tourist souvenirs through 3D printing, could offer opportunities to...

The Strength of Festival Ties: Social Network Analysis and the 2014 Edinburgh International Science Festival

Book Chapter
Jarman, D. (2016)
The Strength of Festival Ties: Social Network Analysis and the 2014 Edinburgh International Science Festival. In L. PLatt, & I. R. Lamond (Eds.), Critical Event Studies, 277-308. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-52386-0_14
The development of event studies as a field of research and education has misunderstood and misrepresented the social networks that underpin the industry. Such relationships a...

Narratives of health and hospitality: Strathpeffer Spa c.1866 – c.1946

Journal Article
Thomson, E. (2018)
Narratives of health and hospitality: Strathpeffer Spa c.1866 – c.1946. Hospitality and Society, 8(2), 111-135. https://doi.org/10.1386/hosp.8.2.111_1
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...

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