Scottish visitor attractions – a collaborative future?

Fyall, Alan, Leask, Anna and Garrod, Brian (2001) Scottish visitor attractions – a collaborative future? International Journal of Tourism Research, 3 (3). pp. 211-228. ISSN 1099-2340

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Although interorganisational collaboration is increasingly being accepted as a necessary, even desirable strategy for the tourism industry as a whole, there would appear to be a number of impediments to the implementation of collaborative initiatives among operators of visitor attractions. This paper focuses on the visitor attractions sector in Scotland, where such impediments are considered to be particularly serious. For a number of reasons, however, collaboration may represent a crucial strategy for visitor attractions in Scotland as they enter the new millennium. This paper sets out to assess the potential for intrasectoral, interorganisational collaborative strategies in enhancing the long-term viability of the Scottish visitor attractions sector.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1099-2340
Electronic ISSN: 1522-1970
Uncontrolled Keywords: Visitor attractions; Scotland; Interorganisational collaboration; tourism; partnerships; management;
University Divisions/Research Centres: The Business School > School of Marketing, Tourism and Languages
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 330 Economics
300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 338 Production
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Item ID: 2047
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2008 11:45
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2013 10:45

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