• 270 Citations
20092019
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Research interests

Greg Richards is Professor of Placemaking and Events at NHTV 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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Subjects

Events, placemaking, tourism, creativity

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Research Output 2009 2019

A research agenda for creative tourism

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingScientificpeer-review

Towards a research agenda for creative tourism : developments, diversity, and dynamics

Duxbury, N. & Richards, GW., 2019, A Research Agenda for Creative Tourism. Duxbury, N. & Richards, G. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, p. 1-14 14 p.

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

Towards a research agenda in creative tourism: a synthesis of suggested future research trajectories

Duxbury, N. & Richards, GW., 2019, A Research Agenda for Creative Tourism. Duxbury, N. & Richards, G. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, p. 182-192 11 p.

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

Creating creative tourism toolkit

Richards, GW., Wisansing, J., Paschinger, E. & Wisansing, J. (ed.), 2018, Bangkok: DASTA.

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

Creating synergies between cultural policy and tourism for permanent and temporary citizens

Richards, GW. & Carvalho Marques, L., 2018, 101 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Editorial activity
  • 1 Publication peer-review

Event Management (Journal)

Richards, G. (Editor)
2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

International Journal of Event and Festival Management (Journal)

Richards, G. (Guest editor), De Brito Pereira Maduro, M. (Guest editor)
2017

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