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  1. Event Design

    Social perspectives and practices

    Edited by Greg Richards, Lénia Marques, Karen Mein

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Events are becoming more complex as their range of functions grows, as: meeting places, creative spaces, economic catalysts, social drivers, community, image makers, business forums, and network nodes. Effective design can produce more successful business models that can help to sustain cultural...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tourism, Creativity and Development

    Edited by Greg Richards, Julie Wilson

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Destinations across the world are beginning to replace or supplement culture-led development strategies with creative development. This book critically analyzes the impact and effectiveness of creative strategies in tourism development and charts the emergence of 'creative tourism'. Why has ‘...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Exploring the Social Impacts of Events

    Edited by Greg Richards, Marisa de Brito, Linda Wilks

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Social impacts are increasingly used as one of the main justifications for staging and funding events, and yet there is very little empirical evidence on the extent to which these impacts are realised by different kinds of events or in different settings. This timely volume fills this gap by being...

    Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism

    Edited by Melanie Smith, Greg Richards

    The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies in this field of Tourism. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Tourism and Gastronomy

    Edited by Anne-Mette Hjalager, Greg Richards

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    In recent years, a growing emphasis has been placed on tourism experiences and attractions related to food. In many cases eating out while on holiday includes the 'consumption' of a local heritage, comparable to what is experienced when visiting historical sites and museums.Despite this increasing...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Eventful Cities

    By Greg Richards, Robert Palmer

    Processes of globalization, economic restructuring and urban redevelopment have placed events at the centre of strategies for change in cities. Events offer the potential to achieve economic, social, cultural and environmental outcomes within broader urban development strategies. This volume:...

    Published April 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Tourism

    Global and Local Perspectives

    Edited by Greg Richards

    A unique chance to explore different aspects of place, heritage, and tourismFor many nations around the world, cultural tourism is not only a major industry but also a support for national identity and a means for preserving heritage. Cultural Tourism: Global and Local Perspectives brings together...

    Published October 29th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Tourism and Sustainable Community Development

    Edited by Derek Hall, Greg Richards

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    As the tourist industry becomes increasingly important to communities around the world, the need to develop tourism in a sustainable manner has also become a primary concern. This impressive collection of international case studies addresses this crucial issue by asking what local communities can...

    Published January 8th 2003 by Routledge

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