Resident Perceptions of Mega-Sporting Events: A Non-Host City Perspective of the 2012 London Olympic Games

@inproceedings{Ritchie2009ResidentPO,
  title={Resident Perceptions of Mega-Sporting Events: A Non-Host City Perspective of the 2012 London Olympic Games},
  author={Brent W. Ritchie and Richard Shipway and Bethany Cleeve},
  year={2009}
}
Despite the growing importance of a ‘triple bottom line’ approach to mega sport event research, limited longitudinal research has been carried out to understand and explain resident perceptions of the impact of such events. The aim of this paper is to develop a deeper understanding of the social dimension of Olympic tourism development, by exploring resident perceptions of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games within the two respective communities of Weymouth and Portland in England… CONTINUE READING

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