Journal of Place Management and Development


Built Environment

Table Of Contents: Volume 10 Issue 1

International retirement migration and Thai stakeholders’ views: a Japanese case study

Ann Suwaree Ashton, Noel Scott

This paper aims to investigate Thai stakeholders’ perceptions of developing a destination for international retirement migration (IRM). Increasingly, residents of…

Visual landscape as a key element of place branding

Jordi de San Eugenio Vela, Joan Nogué, Robert Govers

The purpose of this paper is to propose an initial, exploratory and tentative theoretical construct related to the current consumption of landscape as a key symbolic and…

Strategic priorities for exploiting Bahrain’s medical tourism potential

Ahmed Husain Ebrahim, Subhadra Ganguli

Medical tourism offers many opportunities to diversify Bahrain’s economy and foster economic development and prosperity. This study aims to holistically investigate the…

Discursive construction of the legitimacy of a place marketing project: the case of North Karelia

Juha Halme

The purpose of this paper is to theoretically explain the significance of discourse for the construction of the legitimacy of place marketing practice, and to illustrate…

Governance that matters

Surabhi Pancholi, Tan Yigitcanlar, Mirko Guaralda

This study aims to scrutinise the prominence of place making as a strategy in the development of knowledge and innovation spaces with a specific focus on distinguishing…

Destination brand love: managerial implications and applications to tourism businesses

Kathryn Swanson

In an increasingly competitive marketplace and with homogenization of destination brands occurring alongside globalization, enticing tourists to travel at all, let alone…



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