Host Community Perceptions of the Impact of Events a Comparison of Different Event Themes in Urban and Regional Communities

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HOST COMMUNITY PERCEPTIONS OF THE IMPACT OF EVENTS
A COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT EVENT THEMES IN URBAN AND REGIONAL COMMUNITIES

By Liz Fredline, Marg Deery and Leo Jago

HOST COMMUNITY PERCEPTIONS OF THE IMPACTS OF EVENTS

TECHNICAL REPORTS
The technical report series present data and its analysis, meta-studies and conceptual studies and are considered to be of value to industry, government and researchers. Unlike the Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre’s Monograph series, these reports have not been subjected to an external peer review process. As such, the scientific accuracy and merit of the research reported here is the responsibility of the authors, who should be contacted for clarifications of any content. Author contact details are at the back of this report.

EDITORS
Prof Chris Cooper Prof Terry De Lacy Prof Leo Jago University of Queensland Sustainable Tourism CRC Sustainable Tourism CRC Editor-in-Chief Chief Executive Director of Research

National Library of Australia Cataloguing in Publication Data Fredline, Elizabeth. Host community perceptions of the impacts of events: a comparison of different event themes in urban and regional communities. Bibliography. ISBN 1 920704 35 3. 1. Tourism - Australia - Planning. 2. Festivals - Australia - Public opinion. 3. Festivals - Social aspects Australia. 4. Special events - Public opinion - Australia. I. Deery, Margaret. II. Jago, Leo. III. Cooperative Research Centre for Sustainable Tourism. IV. Title.

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A Comparison of Different Event Themes in Urban and Regional Communities

CONTENTS
ABSTRACT_____________________________________________________________________________ V SUMMARY ____________________________________________________________________________ VI CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION ____________________________________________________________1 CHAPTER 2 REVIEW OF LITERATURE ___________________________________________________2 SOCIAL IMPACTS OF TOURISM____________________________________________________________2 Definition of Events ___________________________________________________________________ 2 Social Impacts of Festivals and Events _____________________________________________________ 3 EXTRINSIC VS INTRINSIC STUDIES ________________________________________________________4 Residential Proximity and Contact with Event Zone __________________________________________ 5 Involvement in Tourism ________________________________________________________________ 5 Identification with the Theme ____________________________________________________________ 5 Socio-Political Values__________________________________________________________________ 5 CASE STUDIES ___________________________________________________________________________5 Australian Formula One Grand Prix _______________________________________________________ 5 Melbourne Moomba Festival ____________________________________________________________ 5 Horsham Art Is… Festival. ______________________________________________________________ 6 CHAPTER 3 METHOD ___________________________________________________________________7 DEFINITION OF POPULATION AND SELECTION OF SAMPLING FRAME ________________________7 SAMPLING METHODS ____________________________________________________________________7 ADMINISTRATION METHOD ______________________________________________________________7 INSTRUMENT DESIGN ____________________________________________________________________7 Response...
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