James Kennell

Dr James Kennell PhD, MA, PGDip, SFHEA, Fellow of the Tourism Society

Principal Lecturer & Programme Leader for BA Tourism and Hospitality degrees

Key details

Dr James S Kennell

Principal Lecturer & Programme Leader for BA Tourism and Hospitality degrees


James Kennell joined the University in 2005. Since then he has been a postgraduate and undergraduate programme leader and taken responsibility for the development and review of a number of courses and programmes. James is the Executive Director of the London Office of the International Tourism Studies Association and a Fellow of the Tourism Society.

James carries out research into the public policy and political economy aspects of tourism, as well as into cultural and other non-corporate events in terms of their wider social and economic impacts. He has published a number of articles, book chapters and other papers on these topics and is a co-author of the core undergraduate textbook 'Events Management: An Introduction' (Routledge).

James is a regular contributor to a range of media and has been interviewed for BBC News, BBC Radio 4, The Guardian newspaper, China Daily and other outlets.

Recognition

  • Executive Director, London Office, International Tourism Studies Association
  • Fellow of the Tourism Society
  • Editorial Board Member for 'Sustainability'
  • External Examiner, Falmouth University

Recent publications

Article

Kennell, James and , (2020), Tourism policy research after the COVID-19 pandemic: reconsidering the role of the state in tourism. Skyline University College. In: , , , . Skyline University College, Skyline Business Journal, 16 (1) . pp. 68-72 ISSN: 1998-3425 (Print), 2707-4986 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.37383/SBJ160106).

Nedeljković Knežević, Milena , Petrović, Marko D., Kovačić, Sanja, Mijatov, Maja , Vuković, Darko B. , Kennell, James (2020), Acting the part: Emotional intelligence and job satisfaction as predictors of emotional labor in travel agencies. SAGE Publications. In: , , , . SAGE Publications, Tourism and Hospitality Research ISSN: 1467-3584 (Print), 1742-9692 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1467358420965653).

Vujičić, Miroslav, D. , Kennell, James, Morrison, Alastair, Viachaslau, Filimonau , Štajner Papuga, Ivana , Stankov, Ugljesa , Vasiljević, Djordjije (2020), Fuzzy modelling of tourist motivation: An age-related model for sustainable, multi-attraction, urban destinations. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Sustainability, 12: 8698 (20) 2071-1050 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12208698).

Kennell, James and , Powell, Raymond (2020), Dark tourism and world heritage sites: a delphi study of stakeholder perceptions of the development of dark tourism products. Taylor and Francis. In: , , , . Taylor and Francis, Journal of Heritage Tourism ISSN: 1743-873X (Print), 1747-6631 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/1743873X.2020.1782924) NB Item availability restricted.

Knežević, Milena Nedeljković , Hadžić, Olga, Nedeljković, Slađana, Kennell, James (2020), Tourism entrepreneurship and industrial restructuring: GLOBE national and organisational cultural dimensions. Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts), Djure Jakšića 9, Belgrade 11000, Serbia. In: , , , . Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts), Djure Jakšića 9, Belgrade 11000, Serbia, Journal of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA, 70 (1) . pp. 15-30 ISSN: 0350-7599 (Print), 1821-2808 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2298/IJGI2001015N).

Hassan, Azizul , Kennell, James, Chaperon, Samantha (2020), Rhetoric and reality in Bangladesh: Elite stakeholder perceptions of the implementation of tourism policy. Taylor and Francis. In: , , , . Taylor and Francis, Tourism Recreation Research, 45 (3) . pp. 307-322 ISSN: 0250-8281 (Print), 2320-0308 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/02508281.2019.1703286) NB Item availability restricted.

Booth, Paul , Chaperon, Samantha, Kennell, James, Morrison, Alastair M. (2019), Entrepreneurship in island contexts: a systematic review of the tourism and hospitality literature. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, International Journal of Hospitality Management, 85: 102438 ISSN: 0278-4319 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2019.102438) NB Item availability restricted.

dos Anjos, Francisco Antonio and , Kennell, James (2019), Tourism, governance and sustainable development. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Sustainability, 11: 4257 (16) 2071-1050 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11164257).

Stankov, Uglijesa , Kennell, James, Morrison, Alastair, Vujicic, Miroslav (2019), The view from above: the relevance of shared aerial drone videos for destination marketing. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, 36 (7) . pp. 808-822 ISSN: 1054-8408 (Print), 1540-7306 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10548408.2019.1575787).

Turner, Zoë and , Kennell, James (2018), The role of sustainable events in the management of historic buildings. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Sustainability, 10: 3884 (11) 2071-1050 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/su10113884).

Kennell, James , Šuligoj, Metod, Lesjak, Miha (2018), Dark events: commemoration and collective memory in the former Yugoslavia. Cognizant Communication Corporation. In: , , , . Cognizant Communication Corporation, Event Management, 22 (6) . pp. 945-963 ISSN: 1525-9951 (Print), 1943-4308 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3727/152599518X15346132863247).

Bozic, Sanja , Vujicic, Miroslav, Kennell, James (2018), Sun, Sea and Shrines: Application of analytic hierarchy process (AHP) to assess the attractiveness of six cultural heritage sites in Phuket (Thailand). University of Novi Sad. In: , , , . University of Novi Sad, Geographica Pannonica, 22 (2) ISSN: 0354-8724 (Print), 1820-7138 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.5937/22-16983).

Powell, Raymond , Kennell, James, Barton, Christopher (2018), Dark Cities: A dark tourism index for Europe’s tourism cities, based on the analysis of DMO websites. Emerald. In: , , , . Emerald, International Journal of Tourism Cities, 5 (1) ISSN: 2056-5607 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJTC-09-2017-0046).

Bozic, Sanja , Kennell, James, Vujicic, Miroslav D., Jovanovic, Tamara (2017), Urban tourist motivations: why visit Ljubljana?. Emerald. In: , , , . Emerald, International Journal of Tourism Cities, 3 (4) . pp. 382-398 ISSN: 2056-5607 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJTC-03-2017-0012).

Kennell, James and , Bladen, Charles (2014), Educating the 21st century event management graduate: Pedagogy, practice, professionalism, and professionalization. Cognizant Cmmunications Corporations. In: , , , . Cognizant Cmmunications Corporations, Event Management, 18 (1) . pp. 5-14 ISSN: 1525-9951 (Print), 1943-4308 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3727/152599514X13883555341724) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennell, James and , Chaperon, Samantha (2013), Analysis of the UK Government’s 2011 tourism policy. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, Cultural Trends, 22 (3) . pp. 278-284 ISSN: 0954-8963 (Print), 1469-3690 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09548963.2013.819662).

Kennell, James and , (2013), New developments in the relationship between Tourism policy and local economic development in the United Kingdom. Society for Social Welfare Advancement and Research. In: , , , . Society for Social Welfare Advancement and Research, International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 3 (2) . pp. 59-69 ISSN: 2249-5037 (Print), (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennell, James and , Chaperon, Samantha (2013), Analysis of the UK Government's 2011 tourism policy. Routledge. In: , , , . Routledge, Cultural Trends, 22 (3-4) . pp. 278-284 ISSN: 0954-8963 (Print), 1469-3690 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09548963.2013.819662).

Book

Bladen, Charles , Kennell, James, Abson, Emma, Wilde, Nick (2017), Events Management: An Introduction. Routledge. In: , , , . Routledge, Abingdon (2nd) . ISBN: 9781138907058 (doi: https://www.routledge.com/Events-Management-An-Introduction-2nd-Edition/Bladen-Kennell-Abson-Wilde/p/book/9781138907058).

Book section

Kennell, James and , (2017), National tourism offices. Sage. In: , , In: Linda L. Lowry (ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Touris. Sage, London . ISBN: 9781483368948 (doi: https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/the-sage-international-encyclopedia-of-travel-and-tourism/book244212).

Kennell, James and , (2017), Organisation for economic cooperation and development and tourism. Sage. In: , , In: Linda L. Lowry (ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Touris. Sage, London (1st) . ISBN: 9781483368948 (doi: https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/the-sage-international-encyclopedia-of-travel-and-tourism/book244212) NB Item availability restricted.

Hawkes, Denise , Kennell, James, Booth, Paul, Abson, Emma (2016), The impact of motivation factors on spending at a public sector festivals programme. Springer International Publishing. In: , , In: Álvaro Matias, Peter Nijkamp, João Romão (eds.), Impact Assessment in Tourism Economic. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland . pp. 67-80 . ISBN: 9783319149196 (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14920-2_5) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennell, James and , (2015), Carrying capacity, tourism. Springer International Publishing. In: , , In: Jafar Jafari, Honggen Xiao (eds.), Encyclopedia of Touris. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland (Book and Living Reference Work (Continuously updated edition)) . ISBN: 9783319013831 (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-01669-6_24-1) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennell, James and , (2014), Case study: Coastal and resort tourism. Cengage Learning. In: , , In: Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell (eds.), Tourism: A Modern Synthesi. Cengage Learning, London, UK (4th Revised edition) . ISBN: 9781408088432 (doi: http://edu.cengage.co.uk/catalogue/product.aspx?isbn=1408088436) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennell, James and , (2014), Case study: Social and cultural impacts of tourism. Cengage Learning. In: , , In: Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell (eds.), Tourism: A Modern Synthesi. Cengage Learning, London, UK (4th Revised edition) . ISBN: 9781408088432 (doi: http://edu.cengage.co.uk/catalogue/product.aspx?isbn=1408088436) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennell, James and , (2014), Case study: The Challenge of sustainability. Cengage Learning. In: , , In: Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell (eds.), Tourism: A Modern Synthesi. Cengage Learning, London, UK (4th Revised edition) . ISBN: 9781408088432 (doi: http://edu.cengage.co.uk/catalogue/product.aspx?isbn=1408088436) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennell, James and , (2014), Case study: The Economic impacts of tourism. Cengage Learning. In: , , In: Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell (eds.), Tourism: A Modern Synthesi. Cengage Learning, London, UK (4th Revised edition) . ISBN: 9781408088432 (doi: http://edu.cengage.co.uk/catalogue/product.aspx?isbn=1408088436) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennell, James and , (2014), Case study: Tourism marketing. Cengage Learning. In: , , In: Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell (eds.), Tourism: A Modern Synthesi. Cengage Learning, London, UK (4th Revised edition) . ISBN: 9781408088432 (doi: http://edu.cengage.co.uk/catalogue/product.aspx?isbn=1408088436) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennell, James , Swarbrick, Gareth, Kuitenbrouwer, Martien (2013), Housing and community-led regeneration. The Co-operative Party. In: , , In: Steve Reed, Kitty Ussher (eds.), Towards co-operative councils: empowering people to change their live. The Co-operative Party, London, UK Towards co-operative councils: empowering people to change their lives . pp. 23-31 (doi: http://www.empower.coop/Publications/Co-opcouncils.pdf).

Conference item

Kennell, James and , (2017), Travel constraints on city break travel – case study: Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia. In: 17th Contemporary Trends in Tourism and Hospitality Conference: New Spaces in Cultural Tourism, 1-2 September 2017, Novi Sad, Serbia , . , (doi: ).

Kennell, James and , (2016), Tourism and economic development in Suffolk. In: Suffolk Inside Out, 11th March 2016, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK , . , (doi: ).

Kennell, James and , (2015), Cultural tourism experiences. In: II Međunarodni kongres studenata turizma i hotelijerstva, 27-29 November 2015, Novi Sad, Serbia , . , (doi: ).

Kennell, James and , (2015), Sustainable tourism development in the Adriatic region. In: Turizimijada 2015, 30th April - 3rd May 2015, Tivat, Montennetgro , . , (doi: ).

Kennell, James and , (2015), Cultural tourism and urban regeneration in Europe: Lessons for Serbia. In: Belgrade Tourism Conference 2015, 30th April 2015, Belgrade, Serbia , . , (doi: ).

Kennell, James and , (2015), Heritage, Economic Development and Tourism. In: Margate Neighbourhood Plan Forum and Margate Civic Society, 17th March 2015, Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent, UK , . , (doi: ).

Kennell, James and , (2014), The Economic Impacts of Events. In: Tourism Society Annual Symposium, 2-3 June 2014, Liverpool, UK , . , (doi: ).

Kennell, James and , (2014), Responsible Events. In: Event Horizons Conference, 6-7 February 2014, University of Falmouth, Cornwall, UK , . , (doi: ).

Conference proceedings

Kennell, James and , Powell, Raymond (2016), Dark cities? Developing a methodology for researching dark tourism in European cities. Springer International Publishing. In: , , In: Vicky Katsoni, Anastasia Stratigea (eds.), Tourism and Culture in the Age of Innovation: Second International Conference IACuDiT, Athens 201. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland (1st) . pp. 303-319 . ISBN: 9783319275284ISSN: 2198-7246 (Print), (doi: http:dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27528-4_21).

Monograph

Krolikowska-Adamczyk, Ewa and , Kennell, James (2016), The Economic Impact of the Rural and Coastal Self-Catering Sector in England. EASCO. In: , , , . EASCO, (1st) (doi: ).

Chaperon, Samantha , Coca-Stefaniak, Andres, Kennell, James (2016), Business improvement districts and the visitor economy. Association of Town & City Management/University of Greenwich. In: , , , . Association of Town & City Management/University of Greenwich, London, UK (doi: ).

Thesis