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Publication date: 18 April 2008

David Veres, Heather Clark and Damian Golbourne

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the contribution of events to the Niagara region's tourism product.

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the contribution of events to the Niagara region's tourism product.

Design/methodology/approach

Using contributing perspectives from the industry and academia, this paper provides an overview of festivals and meeting/convention events in the region.

Findings

Drawing from specific examples from the region, reasons for event successes are discussed. A diagram is used to illustrate how event products should be developed in order to help Niagara region tourism and economic growth.

Originality/value

Current and future challenges for the region are presented and suggestions for overcoming barriers are provided.

Details

International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, vol. 20 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0959-6119

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