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Using the Olympics to optimise tourism benefits
Hosting an Olympic Games is an expensive enterprise. Its value depends on the legacy that the Games provide. Tourism represents a key element of Olympic legacy. Recent experience of hosting the Games...
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Perceptions of risk and travel intentions: the case of China and the Beijing Olympic Games
Christine Xueqing Qi; Heather J. Gibson; James J. Zhang
The issue of risk associated with mega-event tourism has been receiving increased attention. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between risk perceptions and travel intentions associated...
A review of tourism policy for the 2012 Olympics
Andrew Smith; Nancy Stevenson
This review considers the main tourism policy documents published by the UK Department for Culture, Media & Sport which are explicitly linked with the hosting of the Olympic Games in London in 2012. It...
Resident perceptions of mega-sporting events: a non-host city perspective of the 2012 London Olympic Games
Brent W. Ritchie; Richard Shipway; Bethany Cleeve
Despite the growing importance of a ‘triple bottom line’ approach to mega sport event research, limited longitudinal research has been carried out to understand and explain resident perceptions of the...
Mega-events tourism legacies: the case of the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games – a territorialisation approach
Egidio Dansero; Matteo Puttilli
This paper examines the impact of mega-events such as the Olympic Games on tourism development in host territories. In the first part, we adopt a territorialisation approach to understand the relationship...
Grandi Eventi, marketing urbano e realizzazione di nuovi spazi turistici
Article published at the Bolletino della Società Geografica Italiana (vol. VII, no. 4, October-December 2002) focusing on the impact of mega events on urban development and tourism.
Marketing Lessons from Previous Olympic Host Communities
Utah Division of Travel and Development
Executive summary of the report produced in January 2002 by the Utah Division of Travel and Development analysing the experiences of past Olympic Games since Calgary 1988 in terms of optimisation the...
Turning 16 days into 16 years : a Calgary perspective on strategies for enhancing the success, the long-term impacts and the legacies of the 2002 olympic winter games on Salt Lake City, Utah
J.R. Brent Ritchie
Executive summary of a report produced in May 1999 by the Utah Division of Travel and Development analysing the experience of the Calgary 1988 Winter Olympic Games from a tourism perspective and identifying...
Olympic Games tourism strategy summary: February 2001
Australian Tourism Commission
Review of the strategy followed by the Australian Tourism Commission (ATC) for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The document analyses the pre and post-games strategy, media relationships and provides basic...