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Factors in the provision of engaging experiences for the traditionalist market at visitor attractions

Journal Article
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2021)
Factors in the provision of engaging experiences for the traditionalist market at visitor attractions. Tourism Management Perspectives, 38, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tmp.2021.100810
The global population is ageing with implications for the provision of tourism experiences to meet changing needs. The shift in demographics has encouraged a focus on the olde...

Designing dark tourism experiences: an exploration of edutainment interpretation at lighter dark visitor attractions

Journal Article
Wyatt, B., Leask, A., & Barron, P. (in press)
Designing dark tourism experiences: an exploration of edutainment interpretation at lighter dark visitor attractions. Journal of Heritage Tourism, https://doi.org/10.1080/1743873x.2020.1858087
Existing dark tourism literature has explored various aspects of interpretation, including challenges in balancing interpretation efforts with concerns for historical accuracy...

Events management education

Book Chapter
Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2020)
Events management education. In S. J. Page, & J. Connell (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Events (287-305). (2nd). Abingdon: Routledge
Abstract not available.

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

Journal Article
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....

Senior Visitors to Attractions

Presentation / Conference
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2018, April)
Senior Visitors to Attractions. Paper presented at Scottish Museums Federation Annual Conference, Stirling
No abstract available.

Innovating to engage the Gen Y audience – visitor engagement with museum collections during ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland.

Presentation / Conference
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2017, December)
Innovating to engage the Gen Y audience – visitor engagement with museum collections during ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland. Paper presented at 4th World Tourism Summit for Tourism and Hospitality: Innovation, Partnerships and Sharing., Rosen College, UCF, Florida
No abstract available.

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 ...

Managing Asian attractions, Generation Y and face

Journal Article
Fyall, A., Leask, A., Barron, P., & Ladkin, A. (2017)
Managing Asian attractions, Generation Y and face. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 32, 35-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2017.04.006
In view of the growth, dynamism and increasing influence of the Asian tourism industry and the contribution to be played in the future by Gen Y visitors and workforce, this st...

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...

Aspirations and progression of event management graduates: A study of career development

Journal Article
Barron, P., & Ali-Knight, J. (2017)
Aspirations and progression of event management graduates: A study of career development. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 30, 29-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2017.01.005
The provision of event management education in the higher education sector has grown significantly in recent years, yet little is known of the circumstances of the increasing ...
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Localising Sustainability: An Analysis of Business Sustainability Management within the Hospitality Sector of a Small Island Developing State

2018 - date
Ryan Jones | Director of Studies: Dr Xavier Pierron | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Barron

Diversity and digital leadership: Understanding experiences of workplace equality and diversity and inclusion.

2017 - 2021
Melissa Highton | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Jacqueline Brodie

An investigation of university and employer perceptions of barriers and enablers of work based learning (WBL) partnerships in the tourism sector in Scotland

2015 - 2020
An investigation of perceptions of work base...
Lynn Waterston | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Matthew Dutton

Influences on interpretation: A critical evaluation of the influences on the design and management of interpretation at lighter dark visitor attractions

2015 - 2019
Brianna Wyatt | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Barron

Exploring critical conceptual space in hospitality higher education

2014 - 2019
Kelvin Zhang | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Lynch

Investigating regulatory compliance: key issues in the management of risk in the fast food industry in Jamaica

2014 - 2019
Roy Mcneil | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Douglas

Heritage interpretation challenges and management issues at film-induced tourism heritage attractions: case studies of Rosslyn Chapel and Alnwick Castle

2011 - 2015
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...
Dr Justyna Bakiewicz | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Barron

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

2009 - 2016
Richard Lagiewski | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

Customer retention through continuous improvement (CI), culture and customer service

2009 - 2013
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving competitive advantage for business org...
Dr Barbara McCrory | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pilcher | Second Supervisor: Dr Janice McMillan

Towards an understanding of management impact in post-92 universities

2009 - 2016
Iain Mcintosh | Director of Studies: Dr Janice McMillan | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Barron

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