– The purpose of this paper is to introduce the seven articles on festival and events research in this special issue of IJCTHR – The article gives summary information and perspectives on the articles that appear in the issue. – This paper categorizes seven articles into empirical studies and conceptual pieces and summarizes their contributions to literature. The seven papers explore festivals and events from the following perspectives: participants' values, motivations, and spending; organizers' risk management; sociological examination; sustainability practices; and practical advice. – The value of this paper lies in its review of current approaches to researching festivals and events, and advice provided for future research on the topic.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research|
|State||Published - Jun 3 2013|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management