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This book draws on data collected by the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) Cultural Tourism Project, which combines data presentation and analysis with more reflective discussions on the nature of cultural tourism in different areas of Europe. The first five chapters...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp xi + 347 pp.
Abstract

Strategic planning focusing on rural tourism is based fundamentally on adjusting to changes in the operational environment. Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis is a commonly used tool for analysing both the internal and external environments in order to attain a...

Author(s)
Kajanus, M.; Kangas, J.; Kurttila, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 4, pp 499-506
Abstract

This special issue examines the socio-cultural, environmental, developmental and technological dimensions of festivals and events. This issue consists of nine articles. The first article examines a comprehensive research agenda for key festivals in Edinburgh, based on published articles, existing...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Robertson, M.; Ali-Knight, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2007, 11, 1/2, pp 1-98
Abstract

The paper reports from a multiple case study investigating three music festivals located in the Barents region, namely the Festspel i Pite Älvdal (Piteǻ, Sweden), the Festspillene i Nord-Norge (Harstad, Norway) and the Jutajaiset Folklorefestivaali (Rovaniemi, Finland). The aim of the reported...

Author(s)
Karlsen, S.; Nordström, C. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 2/3, pp 130-145
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

This article argues that festival innovation is a highly cooperative endeavour among many actors in an inter-organizational network. The aim is to understand how collaborative festival innovation is performed and who takes part in the process. Material from case studies of three Swedish festivals...

Author(s)
Larson, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 2/3, pp 288-307
Abstract

The diversity of festivals in Finnmark, Norway, was researched with the aim of creating a festival map of the county's Festivalscape. Data were collected by questionnaires to the registered festival managers. It was concluded that Finnmark is a festive county where 72,000 people share close to 60...

Author(s)
Jaeger, K.; Mykletun, R. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 2/3, pp 327-348
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

This is the second special issue of this journal that addresses special event management research and practice, and it contains eight articles that attempt to meet some of the research gaps that still exist. Included are research papers addressing three important issues related to the meetings...

Author(s)
Andersson, T.; Getz, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 3, pp 189-348
Abstract

The main goal of the paper is to analyze Swedish cultural heritage management practices, information access and links to cultural tourism. The work is based on legal acts analysis, discussions and interviews with Swedish experts and studying scientific publications. The study discusses the...

Author(s)
Musteață, S.
Publisher
Romanian-American Association of Project Managers for Education and Research (RAAPMER), Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2017, 10, pp 73-90

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