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Dr Takamitsu Jimura

Dr Takamitsu Jimura

Telephone: 0151 231 4639

Publications

Highlighted publications

Jimura T. 2016. World heritage site management: a case study of sacred sites and pilgrimage routes in the Kii mountain range, Japan Journal of Heritage Tourism, 11 :382-394 >DOI

Jimura T. 2015. The Relationship between World Heritage Designation and Local Identity Bourdeau L, Gravari-Barbas M, Robinson M. World Heritage, Tourism and Identity: Inscription and Co-production :81-91 Ashgate. Farnham

Jimura T. 2011. The impact of world heritage site designation on local communities - A case study of Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Japan TOURISM MANAGEMENT, 32 :288-296 >DOI >Link

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Jimura T. 2016. Re-examination of the Relationship between World Heritage Site Designation and Local Identity Amoeda R, Lira S, Pinheiro C. Heritage 2016: 5th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development :283-290

Jimura T. 2014. Cultural World Heritage Site Management - a Case Study of Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range Nunkoo R, Seetanah B, Vinesh Sannassee R. the 4th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing & Management Conference :350-367

Jimura T. 2014. THE IMPACTS OF WORLD HERITAGE SITE DESIGNATION: SACRED SITES AND PILGRIMAGE ROUTES IN THE KII MOUNTAIN RANGE Andriotis K. International Conference on Tourism (ICOT) 2013

Jimura T. 2012. The relationship between World Heritage Sites and school trips in Japan Amoeda R, Lira S, Pinheiro C. :1611-1620

Jimura T. 2012. Genbaku Dome and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park: A destination of Peace Learning Tourism Christou E, Chionis D, Gursoy D, Sigala M. 2nd Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing & Management Conference

Jimura T. 2011. The websites of Japanese ryokan and eWOM: their impacts on guests’ expectation and experience. Guntoro G, Huan T, Lee S, Mena M, Thongma W, Zins A. Sustainability and quality of life in tourism: Tasks for consumer, industry, policy and academia

Jimura T. 2010. The Relationship between the World Heritage Site Inscription and Local Identity :670-681

Jimura T. 2010. Japanese tourists' motivation for visiting cultural and heritage sites in the UK Amoeda R, Lira S, Pinheiro C. HERITAGE 2010: HERITAGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, VOLS 1 AND 2, 2nd International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development :959-968 >Link

Jimura T. 2009. Examination of the concept of Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) in the Japanese context through a case study of the City of Kyoto, Japan the Forum UNESCO – University and Heritage 12th International Seminar – Historic Urban Landscapes: A New Concept? A New Category of World Heritage Sites?

Jimura T. 2009. The effectiveness of a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods in tourism research Richards V, Raguz A. 3rd Critical Tourism Studies Conference Connecting Academies of Hope – Critical Notions and Creative Vistas :49-63

Jimura T. Tourism at Religious and Sacred Sites in Japan International Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 7th Annual Conference

Journal Articles

Jimura T. 2016. World heritage site management: a case study of sacred sites and pilgrimage routes in the Kii mountain range, Japan Journal of Heritage Tourism, 11 :382-394 >DOI

Jimura T, Adachi T. 2014. Nihon ni okeru bunkaisan manejimento no jittaichosa – Kiisanchi no reijo to sankeido wo jirei ni. [Research on the management of cultural heritage in Japan – a case study of Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range] (in Japanese) Annual Report of the Institute of Industrial and Economic Research at Hannan University, 42 :49-51

Jimura T. 2011. The impact of world heritage site designation on local communities - A case study of Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Japan TOURISM MANAGEMENT, 32 :288-296 >DOI >Link

Jimura T. The websites of Japanese ryokan and eWOM: their impacts on guests’ expectation and experience International Journal of Asian Tourism Management, 2 :120-133

Chapters

Jimura T. 2015. The Relationship between World Heritage Designation and Local Identity Bourdeau L, Gravari-Barbas M, Robinson M. World Heritage, Tourism and Identity: Inscription and Co-production :81-91 Ashgate. Farnham

Book Reviews

Jimura T. 2011. Destination Brands: Managing Place Reputation 3rd edition, by Nigel Morgan, Annette Pritchard and Roger Pride (eds.), 2011, Oxford, UK, Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN 978-0-08-096930-5, $34.99 (Paperback), 370 pp. 58 illustrations..ENLIGHTENING TOURISM. A PATHMAKING JOURNAL, North America, 1, Dec. 2011. ENLIGHTENING TOURISM. A PATHMAKING JOURNAL, >Link

Theses / Dissertations

Jimura T. 2007. The impact of World Heritage Site designation on local communities – a comparative study of Ogimachi (Japan) and Saltaire (UK) Shackley M, Foster C.

Jimura T. 2003. Visitor management - as a professional responsibility of the various site managers (Maritime Greenwich - Cultural World Heritage Site) Goodwin H, Simon R.

Projects

Exhibitions

Jimura T. Summer evening out for fireworks display

Engagement & Impact

Highlighted activities

Award:

Award title: Outstanding Reviewer Status, Awarding body: Tourism Management

Other invited event:

Title of event: The Travel and Mutual Understanding: East Asia, Europe and Beyond’ conference, Location: The Centre for Asian Studies at Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania (20-21 October 2016), Description: To deliver a keynote speech: A Japanese Tourism Researcher in the UK: My academic journey, issues in cross-cultural research, and Japanese tourists and the UK.

Professional activities

Award:

Award title: Outstanding Reviewer Status, Awarding body: Tourism Management

Conference organisation:

Conference name: The Annual Tourism Futures Conference 2011, Position: Supported organising the conference, URL: http://www.yorksj.ac.uk/pdf/20111115_Tourism_Futures_programme_A5.pdf

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Homecomings and Identity: A case of a Japanese in the UK, Conference title: Art, Materiality and Representation: RAI 2018 Conference, Place/location of conference: London, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Architecture and Tourism: Creation and Re-creation of Europe in Japan, Conference title: Architecture and Tourism. Fictions, Simulacra, Virtualities, Place/location of conference: Paris, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Re-examination of the Relationship between World Heritage Site Designation and Local Identity, Conference title: Heritage 2016: Heritage and Sustainable Development - 5th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development, Place/location of conference: Lisbon, Portugal, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Re-examination of the Relationship between World Heritage Site Designation and Local Identity, Conference title: Heritage 2016: 5th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development, Place/location of conference: Lisbon, Portugal, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Tourism at Religious and Sacred Sites in Japan, Conference title: International Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 7th Annual Conference, Place/location of conference: Girona, Spain, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Cultural World Heritage Site Management - a Case Study of Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range, Conference title: 4th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Place/location of conference: Le Meridien Hotel, Mauritius, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: The impact of photography in online tourism marketing – A case study of Accommodation Sector in Japan, Conference title: Anthropology and Photography conference, Place/location of conference: London, UK, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: The Impacts of World Heritage Site Designation: Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range, Conference title: The International Conference on Tourism (ICOT 2013), Place/location of conference: Limassol, Cyprus, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: The relationship between World Heritage Sites and school trips in Japan, Conference title: Heritage 2012: Heritage and Sustainable Development, Place/location of conference: Porto, Portugal, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Genbaku Dome and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park: A destination of Peace Learning Tourism, Conference title: 2nd Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Place/location of conference: Corfu, Greece, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: The websites of Japanese ryokan and eWOM: their impacts on guests’ expectation and experience, Conference title: Sustainability and quality of life in tourism: Tasks for consumer, industry, policy and academia, Place/location of conference: Chiang Mai, Thailand, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Japanese tourists’ motivation for visiting cultural and heritage sites in the UK, Conference title: Heritage 2010: Heritage and Sustainable Development, Place/location of conference: Evora, Portugal, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: The Relationship between the World Heritage Site Inscription and Local Identity, Conference title: World Heritage and Tourism: Managing for the Global and the Local, Place/location of conference: Quebec City, Canada, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: The effectiveness of a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods in tourism research, Conference title: 3rd Critical Tourism Studies Conference Connecting Academies of Hope – Critical Notions and Creative Vistas, Place/location of conference: Zadar, Croatia, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Examination of the concept of Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) in the Japanese context through a case study of the City of Kyoto, Japan, Conference title: The Forum UNESCO – University and Heritage 12th International Seminar – Historic Urban Landscapes: A New Concept? A New Category of World Heritage Sites?, Place/location of conference: Hanoi, Republic of Vietnam, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: How cultural heritage is consumed by tourists – a case study of Horyu-ji temple, Conference title: The 2007 International Tourism Biennial - Tourism, Lessons from the Past, Directions for the Future, Place/location of conference: Canakkale, Turkey, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: The impact of World Heritage Site designation on local communities of Saltaire, Conference title: the ATLAS Annual Conference 2008 – Selling or Telling? Paradoxes in Tourism, Culture and Heritage, Place/location of conference: Brighton, UK, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Editorial boards:

Publication: International Journal of Tourism Research, Position: Reviewer, URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1522-1970

Publication: International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Position: Reviewer, URL: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journal/ijchm

Publication: Natural Resources Forum, A United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, Position: Reviewer, URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1477-8947?globalMessage=0

Publication: Enlightening Tourism, Position: Book Reviewer, URL: http://www.uhu.es/publicaciones/ojs/index.php/et

Publication: Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Position: Reviewer, URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rsus20#.VtBhFn2LS00

Publication: Contemporary Japan, Position: Reviewer, URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/cj

Publication: Tourism Management, Position: Reviewer, URL: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/tourism-management/

Publication: International Journal of Heritage and Sustainable Development, Position: Member of the Editorial Board, URL: http://www.ijhsd.greenlines-institute.org/ijhsd_editorial_board.html

Publication: Journal of Tourism and Recreation, Position: Member of the Editorial Board, URL: http://www.todayscience.org/jtrboard

Publication: International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, Position: Member of the Editorial Board, URL: http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=ijcthr

External collaboration:

Institution: Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Collaborator: Professor Timothy Lee

External committees:

Committee name: Internationalisation Committee, Organisation: Japan Institute of Tourism Research, Position: Committee member, URL: http://jitr.jp/eng

External PGR Supervision - completed students:

Name of University: University of Leeds / York St John University, Award gained by the student: PhD, Thesis title: Marketing heritage tourism destinations: community and commercial representations of the past: A collective case study research investigation of Yorkshire and Huelva

Name of University: University of Leeds / York St John University, Award gained by the student: PhD, Thesis title: Sustainable tourism development in UK National Parks: Principles, Meaning & Practice

Fellowships:

Fellowship title: University Teaching Fellow, Organisation: York St John University

Fellowship title: FHEA, Organisation: Higher Education Academy

Membership of professional bodies:

Individual Member, Japan Institute of Tourism Research, http://jitr.jp/

Member, Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN), http://www.esri.mmu.ac.uk/carnnew/

Member, The Tourism Society, http://www.tourismsociety.org/

Individual Member, Forum UNESCO - University and Heritage, http://www.forumunescochair.upv.es/eng/index.html

Member, International Academy of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, http://cpthl2015.unamur.be/about-cpthl/IACTHR

Individual Member, Japan Academic Society of Tourism, http://www.kankoga.or.jp/

Individual Member, Japan Institute of Tourism Research, http://jitr.jp/

Individual Member, Japan Society for Interdisciplinary Tourism Studies, http://www.afz.jp/~skankou/

Individual Member, International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), http://www.icomos-uk.org/icomos-uk-home/

Affiliate Member, American Anthropology Association (AAA) Anthropology of Tourism Interest Group

Other invited event:

Title of event: The Travel and Mutual Understanding: East Asia, Europe and Beyond’ conference, Location: The Centre for Asian Studies at Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania (20-21 October 2016), Description: To deliver a keynote speech: A Japanese Tourism Researcher in the UK: My academic journey, issues in cross-cultural research, and Japanese tourists and the UK.

Title of event: Guest Speaker for Undergraduate Students in the School of Commerce, Location: Meiji University, Tokyo, Description: Invited by Professor Yoichi Hirai Asked to talk about studying, living and working in the UK

Title of event: Guest Speaker for MSc Responsible Tourism Management programme, Location: Leeds Metropolitan University, Description: Delivered a lecture 'Responsible Tourism in Japan'.

Other Professional Activity:

Describe the Professional Activities: 01/2013 - 12/2016 External Examiner for Tourism, Leisure and Sport Modules, International Study Module, and Projects and Dissertations at Teesside University

Describe the Professional Activities: 04/2007 - Present Visiting Researcher of Osaka University of Tourism, Osaka, Japan

Describe the Professional Activities: 08/2012 - 09/2012 Visiting Researcher of Hannan University, Osaka, Japan

Research Grants Awarded:

The British Academy, REPRESENTATION AND SUBJECTIVITY, Professor Steve Watson, Grant value (£): 5000

York St John University, Learning experience for Japanese students at York St John University, Grant value (£): 500

Hannan University, Nihon ni okeru bunkaisan manejimento no jittaichosa – Kiisanchi no reijo to sankeido wo jirei ni. [Research on the management of cultural heritage in Japan – a case study of Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range], Grant value (£): 4000

Teaching qualification:

Title of qualification gained: Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PCAP)