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Symbolic, Experiential and Functional Consumptions of Heritage Tourism Destinations: The Case of Angkor World Heritage Site, Cambodia: Heritage Destination Consumption

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Chen, C., Phou, S., & Leask, A. (2016)
Symbolic, Experiential and Functional Consumptions of Heritage Tourism Destinations: The Case of Angkor World Heritage Site, Cambodia: Heritage Destination Consumption. International Journal of Tourism Research, 18(6), 602-611. doi:10.1002/jtr.2077
This study empirically investigates the effects of three destination consumptions (namely symbolic, experiential and functional) on tourists’ destination attachment and satisf...

Exploring the relationship between visitor attractions and events: definitions and management factors

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Weidenfeld, A., & Leask, A. (2013)
Exploring the relationship between visitor attractions and events: definitions and management factors. Current Issues in Tourism, 16(6), 552-569. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2012.702736
The growing definitional debate on the terms ‘visitor attractions’ and ‘events’ highlights the need to compare their key determinants and management factors. The article elabo...

Understanding primary stakeholders' multiple roles in hallmark event tourism management

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Todd, L., Leask, A., & Ensor, J. (2017)
Understanding primary stakeholders' multiple roles in hallmark event tourism management. Tourism Management, 59, 494-509. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2016.09.010
This paper contributes insights into stakeholder theory in hallmark event tourism and the implications for engaging primary stakeholders in further tourism management settings...

Generation Y: An Agenda for Future Visitor Attraction Research

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Leask, A., Fyall, A., & Barron, P. (2014)
Generation Y: An Agenda for Future Visitor Attraction Research. International Journal of Tourism Research, 16(5), 462-471. doi:10.1002/jtr.1940
This study provides a comprehensive secondary-based synthesis of previous studies on the profile and patterns of consumption of Generation Y, their consumption experiences and...

Engaging residents as stakeholders of the visitor attraction.

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Garrod, B., Fyall, A., Leask, A., & Reid, E. (2012)
Engaging residents as stakeholders of the visitor attraction. Tourism Management, 33, 1159-1173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2011.11.014
While local residents are widely recognised to play a pivotal role in the development and management of destinations, their role in the context of visitor attractions has larg...

Engaging the multi-generational workforce in tourism and hospitality

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Barron, P., Leask, A., & Fyall, A. (2014)
Engaging the multi-generational workforce in tourism and hospitality. Tourism Review, 69(4), 245-263. https://doi.org/10.1108/TR-04-2014-0017
Purpose – The purpose of this study is to present strategies that hospitality and tourism organisations might adopt as a means of encouraging employee engagement, thus enablin...

Managing revenue in Scottish visitor attractions.

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Leask, A., Fyall, A., & Garrod, B. (2012)
Managing revenue in Scottish visitor attractions. Current Issues in Tourism, 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2012.667070
Revenue management is often identified as a potentially valuable tool for addressing some of the challenges currently facing visitor attractions. This article sets out to inve...

Management Challenges at Film-Induced Tourism Heritage Attractions

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Bąkiewicz, J., Leask, A., Barron, P., & Rakić, T. (2017)
Management Challenges at Film-Induced Tourism Heritage Attractions. Tourism Planning and Development, 14(4), 548-566. https://doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2017.1303540
In response to an increasingly competitive environment, a number of heritage visitor attractions (HVAs) have encouraged filming, as well as subsequent film-induced tourism, in...

Visitor attraction management: a critical review of research 2009-2014

Journal Article
Leask, A. (2016)
Visitor attraction management: a critical review of research 2009-2014. Tourism Management, 57, 334-361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2016.06.015
Research publications focussing on visitor attractions have increased in recent years, with articles sourced from an increasingly broad range of disciplines and fields of stud...

The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: a conceptual model.

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Lagiewski, R. M., Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2019)
The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: a conceptual model. Journal of hospitality, leisure, sport & tourism education, 24, 211-222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhlste.2019.03.005
Hospitality and tourism programmes have, over the recent decades, been involved in the delivery of their degrees in international locations through a variety of export models....