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The Sinha Games

July 25, 2012


Last night I was on BBC Radio 4‘s ‘The Sinha Games’, presented by comedian Paul Sinha.  This half hour show took an amusing, and broadly positive, look at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and you can listen to it via the BBC iPlayer by clicking the image below:

BBC News Olympic legacy debate with Ian Sinclair

July 24, 2012


Last night I was invited to take part in a debate on the BBC News Channel about the legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London.  You can watch the video below:  

London 2012: Good value for money

July 23, 2012


I’m going to be on the BBC News tonight, at some point around 9pm, debating the legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games with Ian Sinclair, who has had a great deal to say about the negative impacts of the Olympics in East London.  I take the view that 2012 is making a hugely […]

Don’t wait for the state…

July 17, 2012


This is a short blog post that I’ve written for the Crossovers blog, that we’ve been developing to help stimulate some debate before the Crossovers event on 19th September, which I’ll blog about later in the week.  The post is based loosely on a chapter that I’ve written for the new Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism, […]

Developing a public-private partnership for Jersey Tourism

July 4, 2012


Samantha Chaperon, with whom I’m writing this book on tourism policy, recently gave this presentation at the 2012 International Conference on Tourism in Archanes, Crete.  The research investigates the proposal for a new public-private partnership for tourism marketing in Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands.  In her research, Samantha puts forward the concept of […]