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Destination Competitiveness: A Comparative Study of Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore

Journal Article
Todd, L., Leask, A., & Fyall, A. (2015)
Destination Competitiveness: A Comparative Study of Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore. Tourism Analysis, 20(6), 593-605. https://doi.org/10.3727/108354215x14464845877832
This paper presents a comparative study of the destination competitiveness of Hong Kong, Singapore and Macau and those strategies developed to enhance their future position in...

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...

Visitor engagement at museums: Generation Y and ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland

Journal Article
Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2017)
Visitor engagement at museums: Generation Y and ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland. Museum Management and Curatorship, 32(5), 473-490. https://doi.org/10.1080/09647775.2017.1367259
Museums are institutions that collect, safeguard and present artefacts and memories for the non-profit purposes of learning and enjoyment. However, significant changes in the ...

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...

Understanding primary stakeholders' multiple roles in hallmark event tourism management

Journal Article
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...

Events, Visitor Attractions and The Event Attraction Continuum

Book Chapter
Weidenfeld, A., & Leask, A. (2016)
Events, Visitor Attractions and The Event Attraction Continuum. In A. Weidenfeld, R. Butler, & A. M. Williams (Eds.), Visitor Attractions and Events: Locations and LinkagesTaylor & Francis
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Revenue Management at Heritage Attractions

Book Chapter
Leask, A. (2013)
Revenue Management at Heritage Attractions. In P. Legohérel, E. Poutier, & A. Fyall (Eds.), Revenue Management for Hospitality and Tourism,
This chapter focuses on how revenue management might be suitable for use as a tool in developing the effective management of heritage visitor attractions (HVAs). It begins wit...

Management Challenges at Film-Induced Tourism Heritage Attractions

Journal Article
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...

Events management education.

Book Chapter
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2011)
Events management education. In The Routledge Handbook of EventsRoutledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203803936.ch30
This chapter considers the development of events management education and the close association that this has with the development of academic research in the events managemen...

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...