Progress and prospects for event tourism research.

Getz, D and Page, S.J., 2016. Progress and prospects for event tourism research. Tourism Management, 52, pp. 593-631.

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DOI: 10.1016/j.tourman.2015.03.007

Abstract

This paper examines event tourism as a field of study and area of professional practice updating the previous review article published in 2008. In this substantially extended review, a deeper analysis of the field’s evolution and development is presented, charting the growth of the literature, focusing both chronologically and thematically. A framework for understanding and creating knowledge about events and tourism is presented, forming the basis which signposts established research themes and concepts and outlines future directions for research. In addition, the review article focuses on constraining and propelling forces, ontological advances, contributions from key journals, and emerging themes and issues. It also presents a roadmap for research activity in event tourism.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:0261-5177
Uncontrolled Keywords:Event tourism; Trends; Research; Theory; Ontology
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
Group:Faculty of Management
ID Code:21918
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:30 Apr 2015 09:50
Last Modified:02 Aug 2016 11:53

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