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Resident attitudes toward tourism, and perceptions of its impacts, are often diverse, with development often generating gains for some and losses for others. The net effect has been discussed conceptually for many years. This study illustrates an empirical evaluation of it, as well as of gains to ...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Andersson, T. D.; Dellaert, B. G. C.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 4, pp 1010-1030
Abstract

This article conceptually addresses the sustainability of festivals from the perspective of the organizations providing them, specifically in the context of how event organizations can become permanent institutions. Festivals and other recurring events are often viewed as tourist attractions, and...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Andersson, T. D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2008, 12, 1, pp 1-17
Abstract

This paper discusses important policy and management implications of tourism as a mixed industry in which public, not-for-profit, and private organisations such as festivals both compete and collaborate in creating the tourist product. To illustrate, four samples of festivals from the UK,...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2009, 30, 6, pp 847-856
Abstract

The objective of this study was to understand work motivation in a sample of seasonal workers at a tourism destination strongly steered by seasonality. Furthermore, it was investigated whether seasonal workers could be divided into worker subgroups on the basis of their work motivation. A...

Author(s)
Lundberg, C.; Gudmundson, A.; Andersson, T. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2009, 30, 6, pp 890-899
Abstract

Tourism is a mixed industry in the sense that public, nonprofit and private organizations compete and collaborate. This is a study of festival management implications related to various types of ownership in a sample of music festivals. Three business models are identified: Public, Nonprofit and...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 2/3, pp 249-265
Abstract

Drawing from theory on serious leisure, social worlds, recreation specialization, ego-involvement, and travel motivation, it is proposed that many people with specific sport or lifestyle interests will develop event-specific careers. These careers will follow a trajectory that can be measured in...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Andersson, T. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 4, pp 468-491
Abstract

In this study, a model for measuring impacts of a tourist event from sustainability perspectives and in a common monetary metric is developed. The aim is to achieve commensurability. The proposed model is tested on a three-day music festival and the results demonstrate a possibility to produce a...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Lundberg, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 37, pp 99-109
Abstract

The importance and definition of festival size is first considered. Then data on whole festival populations in three Norwegian counties are analyzed. The analysis reveals a clear pattern in all three counties that is termed the "festival size pyramid" in which the base consists of a large number of ...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.; Mykletun, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2013, 14, 2, pp 81-103
Abstract

To describe the value of event experiences remains a challenge for event research. Recently, use-value has been successfully applied to event valuation, drawing on extensive research and a validated methodology from environmental and culture economics. The objectives of this study are first to...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Armbrecht, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 3, pp 255-274
Abstract

A large-scale sample of food lovers accessed by an online survey, which followed a qualitative focus group study, employed the photo elicitation technique to investigate their preferences for travel experiences. This technique identified top choices both for food-related and other types of urban,...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.; Vujicic, S.; Robinson, R. N. S.; Cavicchi, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2016, 22, 1, pp 55-67

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