Heritage-based museums: how to create an authentic experience from scratch?
Derbaix and Gombault explore how visiting a heritage-based attraction (Cézanne’s studio) becomes an authentic experience through consumer’s imaginative processes.Read more
Taste the Waste: Normalisation strategies for sustainable challenges
Johanna Gollnhofer looks at how the recovery, distribution and consumption of food waste have become normalised, attaching positive meaning to desirable sustainable practices.Read more
Attracting MICE: Business Tourists’ Perceptions of Destinations
Heather Skinner discusses her research into business tourists’ perceptions of conference destinations, with implications for Destination Marketing Organisations.Read more
Spectacular Charity: Celebrities and the Construction of Pity
Ming Lim discusses her research with Mona Moufahim into the spectacularization of the suffering of celebrities taking part in charity fundraising campaigns.Read more
What Makes Reality TV So Compelling For So Many People?
Andrew MacLaren presents the idea of reality TV stars as preconceived, designed and packaged products from his co-authored JMM article: Puppets of necessity? Celebritisation in structured reality television.Read more
A study into the resilience of urban retail and service agglomerations
Christoph Teller, Steve Wood and Arne Floh investigate the competitive relationship between traditional ‘evolved’ town centres and ‘created’ shopping malls, and the drivers of competitiveness in the form of key agglomeration resources (accessibility, parking condition, tenant mix, atmosphere).Read more