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Islay Jazz Festival

Journal Article
Medboe, H., & Maclean, D. (2020)
Islay Jazz Festival. Jazz Research Journal, 12(2), https://doi.org/10.1558/jazz.40304
This article considers the ecologies and stakeholder interests that overlap in the staging of an annual jazz festival on a small Scottish island in the Outer Hebrides. Through...

How to solve the problems of solid waste pollution at high altitudes in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan: The case of Lenin Peak

Journal Article
Taylor, S., & Komissarov, V. (in press)
How to solve the problems of solid waste pollution at high altitudes in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan: The case of Lenin Peak. Tourism of Kyrgyzstan: Practice; Problems and Perspectives, 17(1),
This paper reports on recent activities to remove solid waste from 4,250 metres on Lenin Peak and current proposals to establish an appropriate governance solution to support ...

Critical assessment of mountaineering tourism on Peak Lenin, Kyrgyzstan: Current problems and possible solutions. Results of the 2018 study

Journal Article
Taylor, S., & Komissarov, V. (2019)
Critical assessment of mountaineering tourism on Peak Lenin, Kyrgyzstan: Current problems and possible solutions. Results of the 2018 study. Tourism of Kyrgyzstan: Practice; Problems and Perspectives, 15(1), 47-65
This reports the findings of a wide ranging investigation of mountaineering tourism on the 7,134metre Lenin Peak on the Kyrgyz/Tajikistan border. The nature of current touri...

After-hours events at the National Museum of Scotland: a product for attracting, engaging and retaining new museum audiences?

Journal Article
Easson, H., & Leask, A. (in press)
After-hours events at the National Museum of Scotland: a product for attracting, engaging and retaining new museum audiences?. Current Issues in Tourism, 23(11), 1343-1356. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2019.1625875
Cultural heritage is recognised as one of the major contributors to the economy and has traditionally been funded from the public sector. Museums have had to become more comme...

The ‘Senses Framework’: A relationship-centred approach to co-producing dementia events in order to allow people to live well after a dementia diagnosis

Journal Article
Stewart, H., Ali-Knight, J., Stephen, S., & Kerr, G. (in press)
The ‘Senses Framework’: A relationship-centred approach to co-producing dementia events in order to allow people to live well after a dementia diagnosis. Event Management, https://doi.org/10.3727/152599521X16192004803683
Dementia is a progressive disorder that affects how the brain works, and in particular the ability to remember, think and reason. It affects speech, mood, mobility, behavior a...

Souvenir authenticity in the additive manufacturing age

Journal Article
Anastasiadou, C., & Vettese, S. (2021)
Souvenir authenticity in the additive manufacturing age. Annals of Tourism Research, 89, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2021.103188
The expansion of additive manufacturing or 3D printing as a novel (re)production method disrupts social consumption patterns and challenges existing conceptualisations of tour...

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

Journal Article
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...

Generation Y: An Agenda for Future Visitor Attraction Research

Journal Article
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.

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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...