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Cover for Agri-entertainment or agri-tourism.

This chapter presents an overview of agri-entertainment or agri-tourism activities, their impact on farms, their target markets and their management. The discussion covers: on-farm entertainment activities; off-farm entertainment (events, shows, festivals); icon food tourism; traditional crafts,...

Author(s)
Stanley, J.; Stanley, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645018)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Events and management.

This chapter explores the developments and processes involved when researching the management of events. A case study of The Gathering 2009 in Edinburgh, Scotland, is used to highlight the key issues of events research as it pertains to the concept of managed phenomenon.

Author(s)
Goldblatt, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642529)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Research themes for events.

This book was conceived to fill a gap in the study of events and festivity with a research-oriented events management text. The book focuses on exposing underpinning theoretical frameworks and draws upon international case studies to help explain various event phenomena. It intentionally considers...

Author(s)
Finkel, R.; McGillivray, D.; McPherson, G.; Robinson, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642529)
Type
Book
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Cover for Involving and keeping event volunteers: management insights from cultural festivals.

This chapter focuses on the recruitment and retention of episodic event volunteers. Interviews were carried out in late 2006 with [an unspecified number of] volunteer managers representing 12 annual cultural festivals in Victoria, Australia. This research gives weight to the observation that event...

Author(s)
Smith, K. A.; Lockstone, L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interpreting and managing special events and festivals.

The special event, one form of which is the festival, presents opportunities for both the host community and the visitor. The host community can display itself in a chosen manner to visitors, who have the chance to engage in a novel recreational experience while viewing the message put forth by...

Author(s)
Wooten, M. H.; Norman, W. C.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism and pilgrimage festivals management: an international perspective.

Describing practical applications, models and case studies, this book provides an insight into the management of religious tourism, covering both ancient sacred sites and emerging destinations. It examines the relationships between religion and tourism and explores the pressures on sacred spaces to ...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Morpeth, N. D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932251)
Type
Book

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