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Author : Jack Carlsen
School/Work Place : Curtin Sustainable Tourism Centre, Australia
Contact : j.carlsen@curtin.edu.au
Year : 2004

This presentation will critically review the three main sources of error in tourism event evaluation, related to the limited temporal, geographic and economic scope of current event evaluation approaches. In doing so, it will draw the attention of event researchers and managers away from the narrow focus on outcomes to a more comprehensive approach to understanding the more complex issues related to the evaluation of tourism events over time and across the whole of economy and society. In this way, the sustainability of mega-events in specific locations as well as the outlook for new or one-time mega-events will also be discussed.


List of Articles
No. Subject Viewssort Date
3 Think Tank VI Corporate Social Responsibility and Travel & Tourism B... file 4407 Oct 13, 2013

This paper discusses some economic, social, and environmental “hard issues” for the travel and tourism (T&T) industry with the aim of shedding some light on little discussed aspects of industry corporate social responsibility (CSR) with ...

Author: David Stipanuk 

Year: 2006 

2 Think Tank VIII Linking Tourist Satisfaction to Happiness and Quality ... file 4191 Oct 13, 2013

Dominant tourist satisfaction measures, typically tied to service quality, have recently received much criticism by senior tourism academics (Ryan, 1995; Kozak, 2001; Pearce, 2005). These prominent tourism scholars commonly refer to very sim...

Author: Sebastian Filep 

Year: 2008 

» Think Tank IV Evaluation of Tourism Events: A Critical Review with a... file 1954 Oct 13, 2013

This presentation will critically review the three main sources of error in tourism event evaluation, related to the limited temporal, geographic and economic scope of current event evaluation approaches. In doing so, it will draw the attent...

Author: Jack Carlsen 

Year: 2004 

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