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Research interests

Greg Richards is Professor of Placemaking and Events at Breda University of Applied Sciences and Professor of Leisure Studies at the University of Tilburg in The Netherlands. He has worked on projects for numerous national governments, national tourism organisations and municipalities, and he has extensive experience in tourism research and education.

His major publications include Cultural Tourism in Europe, The Global Nomad: Theory and Practice in Backpacker Travel, Eventful Cities: Cultural Management and Urban Revitalisation, Exploring the Social Impacts of Events, Event Design: Social perspectives and practices, Reinventing the local in tourism and The SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies.

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Events, placemaking, tourism, creativity

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Research Output

Experiencing culture in attractions, events and tour settings.

Richards, G., King, B. & Yeung, E., 2020, In : Tourism Management. 79, August

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Sustaining gastronomic practices.

Richards, G., 2020, Rapporto sul Turismo Enogastronomico Italiano 2020 | Trend e tendenze. Garibaldi, R. (ed.). Bergamo: Associazione Italiana Turismo Enogastronomico, p. 33-36

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Sustaining gastronomic practices in the Minho region of Portugal.

Fernandes, C. & Richards, G., Feb 2020.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

A research agenda for creative tourism

Richards, GW. (ed.), 2019, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. 199 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingScientificpeer-review

Bestaat 'de' cultuurtoerist nog?

Richards, GW. & Bargeman, A., 2019, In : Vrijetijdstudies. 36, 2, p. 37-41 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review


  • 1 Contribution at workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Editorial activity
  • 1 Publication peer-review

Dag van de Binnenstad

GW Richards (Invited speaker)
29 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventContribution at workshop, seminar, course

International Journal of Event and Festival Management (Journal)

GW Richards (Guest editor), MP De Brito (Guest editor)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Event Management (Journal)

GW Richards (Editor)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity