New perspectives on festival and events research

Bing Pan, Bing Pan, Tzung Cheng Huan

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– 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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-117
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 3 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management


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