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Purpose - This paper aims to indicate a shift in focus from legacy to the leveraging of event impacts, and previous papers have indicated a growing awareness of the brand-related legacies associated with sport mega-events for a host nation. However, none have explored this in relation to the...

Author(s)
Knott, B.; Fyall, A.; Jones, I.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 10, 1, pp 105-118
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Over the last decade, international tourism has grown rapidly in Uganda. This has been planned by a small consortium of tourism officials working with the central government. Through data obtained from interviews with Ugandan tourism officials, this paper critically assesses their understandings of ...

Author(s)
Lepp, A.; Harris, J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 10, 6, pp 525-536
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This study explores the potential impacts of mega events on climate change, with particular reference to the 2010 Soccer World Cup. The methodology used for this study was in-depth personal interviews conducted amongst key stakeholders in the Tshwane Metropole, South Africa. A combined use of...

Author(s)
Otto, I.; Heath, E. T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2009, 14, 2/3, pp 169-191
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This article surveys the literature on visiting friends and relatives (VFR) tourism, identifying and describing its variant forms and the main characteristics of participants. This characterisation involves a discussion on socio-demographic and economic traits as well as travel characteristics of...

Author(s)
Asiedu, A. B.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 10, 6, pp 609-621
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The Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) in Oudtshoorn, South Africa, is the largest arts festival in South Africa. The purpose of this research was to determine the attributes and role of the entrepreneurs at the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival. This was done by means of a questionnaire...

Author(s)
Jonker, E.; Saayman, M.; Klerk, S. de
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2009, 7, 3, pp 381-392
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This paper discusses the effects of terrorism and political unrest on the level of tourism activities in two developing countries that are a part of the Commonwealth, Kenya and Fiji. The paper explores the nature of the attacks and their impacts on the case studies in terms of the effects on the...

Author(s)
Fletcher, J.; Morakabati, Y.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 10, 6, pp 537-556
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There has been a growing awareness of the potentially significant impact that hosting sport mega-events, such as the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, can have on a nation's brand. Within the broader context of nation branding, this article explores the specific tourism legacy that may be...

Author(s)
Knott, B.; Fyall, A.; Jones, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2013, 22, 6, pp 569-595
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Purpose: Sport mega-events have received much criticism of late. However, there has been increasing awareness of the brand-related benefits from hosting a sport mega-event, with their hosting being a deliberate policy for many nations, most notably among emerging nations. One such nation is South...

Author(s)
Knott, B.; Fyall, A.; Jones, I.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2017, 29, 3, pp 900-923
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Research has highlighted the possibility that tourism expenditure in developing countries not only provides income for poor households, but also leads to contraction of other exporting industries. By highlighting the linkages between tourism-related industries and the rest of the economy, and...

Author(s)
Blake, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 10, 6, pp 511-524
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Over the past decade there has been a growing awareness of the significant impact that hosting sport mega-events can have on a nation's brand. This paper discusses the context of nation branding and the role of sport mega-events in generating a nation branding legacy. A nation brand is not owned or ...

Author(s)
Knott, B.; Fyall, A.; Jones, I.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2015, 4, 1, pp 46-56

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