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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...

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

Conference Proceeding
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
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...

Mundane welcome: Hospitality as life politics

Journal Article
Lynch, P. (2017)
Mundane welcome: Hospitality as life politics. Annals of Tourism Research, 64, 174-184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2017.04.001
This research explores the experience of mundane welcome and elaborates the emergent concept, ‘hospitality life politics’ (HLP), referring to hospitality practises invoked by ...

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...

Questioning women’s empowerment through tourism entrepreneurship opportunities: The case of Omani women

Thesis
Salim Al Mazro'ei, L. B. Questioning women’s empowerment through tourism entrepreneurship opportunities: The case of Omani women. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/995563
This thesis adopts critical feminist theory, which is a combination of both critical theory and feminist theory, to explore the nature and experiences of Omani women involved ...

Social network analysis and the hunt for homophily: diversity and equality within festival communities

Journal Article
Jarman, D. (2017)
Social network analysis and the hunt for homophily: diversity and equality within festival communities. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/19407963.2018.1414987
Diversity and equality at a Scottish volunteer run arts festival are explored in this paper, through survey based social network analysis and follow-up interviews. Together th...

World Heritage Site designation

Book
A. Leask, & A. Fyall (Eds.), (2006)
World Heritage Site designation. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-7506-6546-9.50009-5
World heritage site designation.

Festival management innovation and failure

Journal Article
Carlsen, J., Andersson, T. D., Ali‐Knight, J., Jaeger, K., & Taylor, R. (2010)
Festival management innovation and failure. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 1(2), 120-131. https://doi.org/10.1108/17852951011056900
Purpose – The paper seeks to examine the concepts, types and implications of festival innovation and failure.Design/methodology/approach – A review of extant literature is und...

Dubai's tourism industry and its societal impact: social implications and sustainable challenges

Journal Article
Stephenson, M. L., & Ali-Knight, J. (2010)
Dubai's tourism industry and its societal impact: social implications and sustainable challenges. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 8(4), 278-292. https://doi.org/10.1080/14766825.2010.521248
This paper initially outlines the principles and strategies underpinning Dubai's ambitious plans to develop a rather unique destination of international distinction. The discu...

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

Thesis
Lagiewski, R. M. (2016)
Exporting hospitality & tourism education abroad and its influence on the home programme internationalisation. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/455560
HEIs have, over the recent decade, been involved in internationalisation of their academic programmes and in the delivery of their degrees in international locations. Internat...

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