Staff profile

Dr Warwick Frost

Associate Professor

Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
La Trobe Business School
Department of Marketing and Tourism and Hospitality

Melbourne (Bundoora)

Qualifications

PhD (La Trobe), B.Commerce. (Melb), B.A (Melb)

Area of study

Event Management

Brief profile

 Editorial:

  • Editor, Routledge Advances in Events Research Book Series
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Heritage Tourism

Research interests

Film induced tourism and Tourism and Media

- Tourism, Heritage, Tourism and the Media, Events

Recent publications

Books

  • Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing (forthcoming 2015). Imagining the West through Films and Travel. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (eds) (forthcoming 2014). Traditional Rituals and Events in the Modern World. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (forthcoming 2014). Explorer Travellers. Bristol: Channel View.
  • Kim Williams, Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (eds) (forthcoming 2014). Fashion, Design and Events. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Matt Harvey, Leanne White and Warwick Frost (eds) (forthcoming 2014). Wine and Identity: Branding, Heritage, Terroir. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing (2013). Commemorative Events: Identity, Memory, Conflict. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (2012). Books and Travel: Inspirations, Quests and Transformations. Bristol: Channel View.
  • Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing (2011). Strategic Management of Events and Festivals. Melbourne: Cengage.
  • Warwick Frost (ed) (2011). Zoos and Tourism: Conservation, Education, Entertainment? Bristol: Channel View.
  • Warwick Frost and C. Michael Hall (eds.) (2009). National Parks and Tourism: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Warwick Frost, 2004.  Travel and tour management.  Pearson: Sydney. 

Refereed journal articles

  • Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing and Sue Beeton (forthcoming 2014). The Future of Nature-Based Tourism in the Asia Pacific Region. Journal of Travel Research
  • Jennifer Laing, Fiona Wheeler, Keir Reeves and Warwick Frost (2014). Assessing the Experiential Value of Heritage Assets: A Case Study of a Chinese Heritage Precinct, Bendigo, Australia. Tourism Management, 40, 180-192
  • Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (2013). Food, Wine … Heritage, Identity? Two Case Studies of Italian Diaspora Festivals in Regional Victoria. Tourism Analysis, 18:3, 323-334
  • Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing (accepted). Fictional Media and Imagining Escape to Rural Villages. Tourism Geographies
  • Jennifer Maguire-Smith, Paul Strickland and Warwick Frost (2013). Familiness as a Form of Value for Wineries: A Preliminary Account. Journal of Wine Research  
  • Paul Strickland, Jennifer Maguire-Smith and Warwick Frost (2013). Using Family Heritage to Market Wines: A Case Study of Three New World Wineries in Victoria, Australia.International Journal of Wine Business Research, 25: 2, 125-137
  • Paul Strickland, Warwick Frost, Kim Williams and Jennifer Laing (2013) The Acceptance or Rejection of Social Media: A Case Study of Rochford Winery Estate in Victoria, Australia.Tourism, Culture & Communication, 13: 1, 19-27    
  • Warwick Frost (2013). The Environmental Impacts of the Victorian Gold Rushes: Miners’ Accounts during the First Five Years. Australian Economic History Review, 53: 1, 72-90
  • Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing (2013). Communicating Persuasive Messages through Slow Food Festivals. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 19: 1, 67-74
  • Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (2012). Travel as Hell: Exploring the Katabatic Structure of Travel Fiction. Literature and Aesthetics
  • Warwick Frost, Keir Reeves, Jennifer Laing & Fiona Wheeler (2012). A Golden Connection: Exploring the Challenges of Developing Interpretation Strategies for a Chinese Heritage Precinct on the Central Victorian Goldfields. Historic Environment, 24: 1, 35-40
  • Warwick Frost (2012). Commemorative Events and Heritage in Former Capitals: A Case Study of Melbourne. Current Issues in Tourism, 15: ½, 51-60
  • Fiona Wheeler, Warwick Frost and Betty Weiler (2011). Destination Brand Identity, Values and Community: A Case Study from Rural Victoria, Australia. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, 28: 1, 1-14
  • Warwick Frost (2010). Life-Changing Experiences: Film and Tourists in the Australian Outback. Annals of Tourism Research, 37: 3, 707-726
  • Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (2010). How Green was my Festival: Exploring Challenges and Opportunities Associated with Staging Green Events. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 29: 2, 261-7
  • Fiona Wheeler, Keir Reeves, Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (2009). Niche Strategies for Small Regional Cities: the Case of the Bendigo Chinese Heritage Precinct. Tourism Recreation Research, 34: 3, 295-306
  • Warwick Frost (2009). From backlot to runaway production: exploring location and authenticity in film-induced tourism. Tourism Review International, 13: 2, 85-92.
  • Warwick Frost (2009). Projecting an image: Film-induced festivals in the American West. Event Management, 12: 2, 95-103.
  • Warwick Frost (2008). Popular Culture as a different type of heritage: the making of AC/DC Lane. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 3: 3, 176-184.
  • Warwick Frost (2006). Braveheart-ed Ned Kelly: historic films, heritage tourism and destination image.  Tourism Management, 27: 2, 247-254.

 

  • Warwick Frost (2012). Events and tourism. In Stephen Page and Jo Connell [Eds.], Handbook of Events Management. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 75-86.
  • Warwick Frost (2011). Visitor Interpretation of the Environmental Impacts of the Gold Rushes at the Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park. In Michael Conlin and Lee Jolliffe [Eds.], Mining Heritage and Tourism: a Global Synthesis. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 97-107.
  • Keir Reeves, Fiona Wheeler, Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (2011). Chinese Mining Heritage and Tourism in the Gold Fields of the Pacific Rim. In Michael Conlin and Lee Jolliffe [Eds.], Mining Heritage and Tourism: a Global Synthesis. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 23-32.
  • Warwick Frost (2010). Jurassic Park and the interpretation of dinosaurs in museums. In Anastasia Filippoupoliti [Ed.], The Science Exhibition: Communication and Evaluation. London: Museumsetc, pp. 193-217.
  • Warwick Frost and C. Michael Hall, (eds.) (2009). National Parks and Tourism: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Fiona Wheeler, Keir Reeves, Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (2009). Niche Strategies for Small Regional Cities: the Case of the Bendigo Chinese Heritage Precinct. Tourism Recreation Research, 34: 3, 295-306.
  • Warwick Frost (2009). From backlot to runaway production: exploring location and authenticity in film-induced tourism. Tourism review international, 13: 2, 85-92.
  • Warwick Frost, Keir Reeves, Jennifer Laing & Fiona Wheeler (2009). Villages, vineyards and Chinese dragons: constructing the heritage of ethnic diasporas. Tourism, culture & communication, 9: 2, 107-114.

Older publications

  • Warwick Frost (2008). Projecting an image: Film-induced festivals in the American West. Event Management, 12: 2, 95-103.
  • Warwick Frost (2008). Popular Culture as a different type of heritage: the making of AC/DC Lane. Journal of heritage tourism, 3: 3, 176-184. Warwick Frost, 2006. Braveheart-ed Ned Kelly: historic films, heritage tourism and destination image. Tourism management, 27: 2, 247-254. 
  • Warwick Frost 2006. From Diggers to Baristas: Tourist Shopping Villages in the Victorian Goldfields. Journal of hospitality and tourism management, 13: 2, 136-143.
  • Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing, Fiona Wheeler & Keir Reeves (forthcoming). Coffee Culture, Heritage and Destination Image: Melbourne and the Italian Model. In Lee Jolliffe [Ed.] Coffee and Tourism. Clevedon: Channel View.
  • Warwick Frost, Fiona Wheeler & Matthew Harvey (2008). Commemorative events: sacrifice, identity and dissonance. In Jane Ali-Knight, Martin Robertson, Alan Fyall and Adele Larkins [eds], International perspectives on festivals and events: paradigms of analysis. Amsterdam: Elsevier, pp. 161-172.
  • Warwick Frost, 2005. Regional contrasts in ecotourism in Australian rainforests: a comparative study of Queensland and Victoria. In C. Michael Hall and Stephen Boyd [Eds.], Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster? Channel View, Clevedon UK, pp. 64-74.
  • Warwick Frost, 2004. A hidden giant: second homes and coastal tourism in south-eastern Australia. In C. Michael Hall and Dieter Müller [Eds.], Tourism, mobility and second homes: between elite landscape and common ground. Channel View: Clevedon UK, pp. 162-173.