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Managing the co-creation of narratives in the heritage sector: The case of the Surgeons' Hall Museum, Edinburgh

Book Chapter
Urquhart, E., & Leask, A. (2019)
Managing the co-creation of narratives in the heritage sector: The case of the Surgeons' Hall Museum, Edinburgh. In Experiential Consumption and Marketing in Tourism with a Cross-Cultural ContextGoodfellow Publishers
The objectives of this chapter are to: - Link together theoretical approaches to storytelling and narrative creation with the co-creation of heritage experiences; - Identify a...

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 ...

The Motives of Ambassadors in Bidding for International Association Meetings and Events

Journal Article
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...

Introduction: ProfessIonalIzatIon and event ManageMent

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Junek, O., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2014)
Introduction: ProfessIonalIzatIon and event ManageMent. Event Management, 18(1), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599514x13883555341689
No abstract available. Item is introduction to journal issue.

Cognitive map(s) of event and festival futures

Book Chapter
Yeoman, I., Robertson, M., & Wheatley, C. (2014)
Cognitive map(s) of event and festival futures. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, U. M. -. Beattie, E. Backer, & K. A. Smith (Eds.), The Future of Events and Festivals, 271-314. Taylor & Francis
The future cannot be forecasted with a high degree of certainty and precision (Eden and Ackermann 1998); however, understanding the environment and context as explanation is a...

Event studies: finding fool's gold at the rainbow's end?

Journal Article
Baum, T., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Robertson, M. (2013)
Event studies: finding fool's gold at the rainbow's end?. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 4(3), 179-185. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijefm-06-2013-0014
Purpose The aim of this opinion piece is to seek to cast a critical eye over the event studies field to chart its progress as an emerging area of study, relative to its close ...

The Future of Music Festivals: Play, Technology and Glastonbury 2050

Conference Proceeding
Yeoman, I., Robertson, M., McMahon-Beattie, U., & Musarurwam, N. (2012)
The Future of Music Festivals: Play, Technology and Glastonbury 2050. In S. Boyd, & U. McMahon-Beattie (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism and Events: Opportunities, Impacts and Change (Incorporating the 8th Annual Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference in Ireland Conference THRIC), (347-354
No abstract available.

Is This for Real? Authentic Learning for the Challenging Events Environment

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Junek, O., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2012)
Is This for Real? Authentic Learning for the Challenging Events Environment. Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, 12(3), 225-241. https://doi.org/10.1080/15313220.2012.704245
This article explores a set of emerging competencies that education providers will be increasingly compelled to consider and, more importantly, embed in their event management...

Festivals and events, government and spatial governance

Book Chapter
Robertson, M., & Wardrop, K. (2011)
Festivals and events, government and spatial governance. In J. S. Page, & J. Connell (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Events, (489-506). Oxon, UK: Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203803936.ch31
This article seeks to clarify some of the current uncertainties of what politics means in a rapidly changing society. More importantly it investigates the position and role of...

Festivals, Cooperative Stakeholders and the Role of the Media: A Case Analysis of Newspaper Media

Journal Article
Robertson, M., & Rogers, P. (2009)
Festivals, Cooperative Stakeholders and the Role of the Media: A Case Analysis of Newspaper Media. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 9(2-3), 206-224. https://doi.org/10.1080/15022250903217019
Image, brand narrative and stakeholder collaboration each represent pivotal paradigms in the analysis, evaluation and formation of good management practice for festivals. The ...