Event tourism: Definition, evolution and research

Getz, Donald (2008) Event tourism: Definition, evolution and research. Tourism Management, 29 3: 403-428.

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Author Getz, Donald
Title Event tourism: Definition, evolution and research
Journal name Tourism Management   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0261-5177
1879-3193
Publication date 2008-06
Year available 2007
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.tourman.2007.07.017
Volume 29
Issue 3
Start page 403
End page 428
Total pages 26
Editor Jeffrey M. Drazen
Place of publication Exeter, United Kingdom
Publisher Elsevier Science
Language eng
Subject 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
1506 Tourism
Formatted abstract This article reviews 'event tourism' as both professional practice and a field of academic study. The origins and evolution of research on event tourism are pinpointed through both chronological and thematic literature reviews. A conceptual model of the core phenomenon and key themes in event tourism studies is provided as a framework for spurring theoretical advancement, identifying research gaps, and assisting professional practice. Conclusions are in two parts: a discussion of implications for the practice of event management and tourism, and implications are drawn for advancing theory in event tourism.
© 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Keyword Event tourism
Definitions
Theory
Research
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown
Additional Notes Available online 1 October 2007

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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