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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 225, Simon Building, room S 216

    5037 DB Tilburg

    Netherlands

1989 …2019
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Personal profile

Research interests

Greg Richards has conducted research on a wide range of topics including cultural tourism, crafts tourism, sustainable tourism, tourism education and labour mobility in the tourism industry. He has also worked extensively on the analysis and development of cultural and creative tourism in cities such as Barcelona (ES), London, Newcastle, Manchester and Edinburgh (UK) Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Den Bosch (NL), Sibiu (RO), Amman (Jordan) and Macau (China). He has published books on'Eventful Cities', 'The Social Impact of Events', the Handbook of Cultural Tourism and 'Reinventing the Local in Tourism', The SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies (2017, edited with John Hannigan) and Small Cities with Big Dreams (2018, with Lian Duif)

Career

Professor of Placemaking and Events at Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands.

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Tourism Social Sciences
tourism Earth & Environmental Sciences
tourist Social Sciences
event Social Sciences
cultural behavior Social Sciences
heritage tourism Earth & Environmental Sciences
festival Earth & Environmental Sciences
network society Social Sciences

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Research Output 1989 2019

Creating creative tourism toolkit

Richards, G., Wisansing, J. J. & Paschinger, E., 2019, Bangkok: Bookplus Publishing. 102 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

Small cities with big dreams: Creative placemaking and branding strategies

Richards, G. & Duif, L., 2019, Routledge.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientific

development strategy
urban development
programming
knowledge economy
agglomeration area

ATLAS Report 2.0

Marques, L., borba, C. & Richards, G., 2018

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Creating knowledge spillovers through knowledge-based festivals: The case of Mantua, Italy

Podestà, M. & Richards, G., 2 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure & Events. 10, 1, p. 1-16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

festival
Italy
knowledge
event
entrepreneur

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

Richards, G. & Marques, L., 2018, 102 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Activities 2012 2017

  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Editorial activity

Making places through creative tourism?

Greg Richards (Speaker)
13 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

The sustainability of cultural cities: A view from Barcelona

Greg Richards (Speaker)
4 Oct 20165 Oct 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Journal of Tourism Consumption and Practice (Journal)

G.W. Richards (Reviewer)
2012

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific