The latest edition of the Journal of Place Management and Development has been published by IPM and Emerald, and is available now to Institute Members (login to access).
The new issue covers a broad range of international topics, from over-tourism in Italy to Kerala’s ayuverdic destination brand, and sustainable urban planning in Malaysia to social and cultural sustainability around the Hudson river, New York.
In addition to papers looking at sustainability, tourism and place marketing, there is also a discussion of workplace locations and their appeal to Gen Y and Z workers in Bangkok, and an examination of issues of accessibility and inclusive space in Nigeria’s third largest city, Ibadan.
The final of seven papers included in this edition draws on theories of place attachment to understand its influence on community leadership of towns in South Australia.
A summary of each paper can be found below.
Cecilia Pasquinelli, Mariapina Trunfio
This paper aims to exploit existing tourism knowledge to frame the unprecedented pandemic tourism crisis, its key aspects and impacts on the tourism industry. It builds a conceptual bridge and discusses the opportunity to capitalise on the missing link between the pre-COVID overtourism and the post-COVID “undertourism” debates.
Deepa Jawahar, Aslam Muhammed M.K.
This paper aims to analyse the relationship between the image of a tourism product and destination brand equity in the context of Kerala's Ayurveda (forms of alternative medicine). The study also examined the influence of destination image (DI) and hospital brand image (HBI) and the mediating role of total experience (TEX).
Wasuthon Wisuchat, Viriya Taecharungroj
This paper aims to identify and to compare workplace location attributes that appealed to Generation Y and Z talent in Bangkok, Thailand.
Mostafa Rasoolimanesh, Nurwati Badarulzaman, Aldrin Abdullah, Mohsen Behrang
This paper aims to propose an integrated urban planning framework to achieve sustainable urban development (SUD) in the Malaysian context.
Craig Lance Grocke, Robyn Eversole, Clayton Jon Hawkins
This paper aims to draw on Seamon’s (2012a, 2012b, 2014, 2015, 2018) theories on the “processes of place attachment” to understand the influence of place attachment on community leadership and the management of four towns in the Barossa region of South Australia.
Ayodele Emmanuel Ikudayisi, Abraham Adeniyi Taiwo
Issues pertaining to accessibility and inclusiveness of public spaces are not explicitly discussed in developing nations.Thus, this study aims to explore how ease of access and socio-economic status of residents influence the use of city-centre public spaces in Ibadan, Nigeria.
Carlos J.L. Balsas
Societal problems have impacted the northeast of the USA for various generations This paper aims to analyse various sustainability aspects in the Hudson River watershed of New York by highlighting a temporal progression from environmental sustainability at the watershed level in the 1970s to growing concerns with more localized cross-border social and cultural sustainability in recent decades.