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International Perspectives of Festivals and Events

by Jane Ali-Knight

International Perspectives of Festivals and Events Synopsis

International Perspectives of Festivals and Events addresses contemporary issues concerning the potential of festivals and events to produce economic, social, cultural and community benefits. Incorporating a range of international perspectives, the book provides the reader with a global look at current trends and topics, which have until now, been underrepresented by current literature. International Perspectives of Festivals and Events includes a broad range of research, case studies and examples from well-known scholars in the field to form a unified volume that informs the reader of the current status of festivals and events around the world. In a fast-moving industry where new theory and practice is implemented rapidly, this is essential reading for any advanced student or researcher in festivals and events.

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Book Information

ISBN: 9780080451008
Publication date: 13th October 2008
Author: Jane Ali-Knight
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 324 pages
Categories: Tourism industry,

About Jane Ali-Knight

Alan is Reader in Tourism Management in the International Centre for Tourism & Hospitality Research, and Head of Research for the School of Services Management at Bournemouth University, UK. Alan has published widely with his areas of expertise spanning the management of attractions, heritage tourism and destination management. Alan has co-edited Managing Visitor Attractions: New Directions (2003) published by Butterworth Heinemann, while he has co-authored Tourism Marketing: A Collaborative Approach (2005) and the third edition of Tourism Principles and Practice (2005) published by Channel View and Prentice Hall respectively. Alan has recently completed a number of projects for external clients in the South West ...

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