Browsing All posts tagged under »economic crisis«

Free Webinar – Economic Turbulence and the creative sector

November 14, 2014

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I will be presenting in this exciting free webinar aimed at cultural and creative businesses in the south-west of England.  It is being delivered by ‘ThriveBath’, a training and support programme for the cultural and voluntary sectors in the Bath and North East Somerset area. I will be discussing the impact of economic turbulence on the creative and cultural sector in […]

Advances in Tourism Economics 2014 – Event motivations and attendee spending

May 19, 2014

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Last week, I presented a paper on event motivations at the 5th Biennial Advances in Tourism Economics conference in Lisbon, Portugal. The paper was written by four of us and my co-authors were Denise Hawkes, Emma Abson and Paul Booth.  It was an analysis of the relationship between motivations to attend events that were part […]

Local Economic Development and UK tourism policy

December 27, 2013

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I’ve just had this paper published in the International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, on the relationship between local economic development and UK tourism policy.  In the paper I review the economic development aspects of the United Kingdom’s tourism policies under the New Labour government and then concentrate on the most recent tourism policy, published […]

Cultural Tourism and Cultural Regeneration in Europe

July 28, 2013

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Today, I gave a presentation at the IACSS 2013 conference in Istanbul.  You can view the presentation below. It is based on a chapter I wrote recently for the Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism. If you’re interested in reading the chapter and you don’t have access to it, please get in touch.

An analysis of the UK Government’s tourism policy

July 11, 2013

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We’ve just had this analysis published in the journal ‘Cultural Trends’. You can download the article from here.  If you don’t have access, please contact me.  The abstract is below, as well as a presentation of the article that we gave at the Tourism Trends and Advances in the 21st Century conference in Rhodes, earlier […]

Social Enterprise and Employment in the United Kingdom

February 21, 2013

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I’ve just had a new article published in Perspectives on Work, the journal of the Labor and Employment Relations Association in the USA. In the article, I give a brief overview of the Social Enterprise sector in the UK and comment on the impacts of social enterprise on economic development and, specifically, job creation.  The main points […]

London vs. New York: Who is winning?

November 23, 2012

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These are the details of an event being run by the London branch of the Institute of Economic Development.  I became secretary of the branch a few months ago and I’m really looking forward to working with them, especially on events and where we can develop links into our work in EDReC at the University […]