Dr Warwick

Dr Warwick Frost

Associate Professor

College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

La Trobe Business School

Department of Management and Marketing

Melbourne (Bundoora)

Research centres

Tourism and Hospitality Research Unit

Qualifications

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

Role

Academic

Area of study

Tourism and Hospitality 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

Teaching units

BUS5AQM Advanced Qualitative Methods THS2HME Hallmark Events

Recent publications

Books:

  • Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing (eds) (2018). Exhibitions, Trade Fairs and Industrial Events. Abingdon and New York: Routledge.
  • Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing, Paul Strickland, Kim Williams, Gary Best and Clare Lade (2016). Gastronomy, Tourism and the Media. Bristol: Channel View.
  • Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing (2015). Imagining the American West through Films and Travel. Abingdon and New York: Routledge.
  • Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (eds) (2015). Traditional Rituals and Events in the Modern World. Abingdon and New York: Routledge.
  • Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (2014). Explorer Travellers and Adventure Tourism. Bristol: Channel View.
  • Kim Williams, Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (eds) (2014). Fashion, Design and Events. Abingdon and New York: Routledge.
  • Matt Harvey, Leanne White and Warwick Frost (eds) (2014). Wine and Identity: Branding, Heritage, Terroir. Abingdon and New York: Routledge.
  • Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing (2013). Commemorative Events: Identity, Memory, Conflict. Abingdon 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. Paperback edition published 2015.
  • Warwick Frost, 2004.  Travel and Tour Management.  Pearson: Sydney.

Journal Articles:

  • Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (2015). Avoiding Burnout: The Succession Planning, Governance and Resourcing of Rural Tourism Festivals. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 23: 8/9, 1298-1317.
  • Dale Sanders, Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost (2015). Exploring the Role and Importance of Post-Disaster Events in Rural Communities. Journal of Rural Studies, 41, 82-94.
  • Maddy McWha, Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing and Gary Best (2015). Writing for the Anti-Tourist: Imagining the contemporary travel magazine reader as an authentic experience seeker. Current Issues in Tourism.
  • Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing (2015). On the Trail of Errol Flynn: Explorations in Autoethnography. Tourism Analysis, 20, 283-296.
  • Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing and Sue Beeton (2014). The Future of Nature-Based Tourism in the Asia Pacific Region. Journal of Travel Research, 53: 6, 721-732.
  • 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.
  • Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing (2014). Fictional Media and Imagining Escape to Rural Villages. Tourism Geographies, 16: 2, 207-220.
  • 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 (2013). Communicating Persuasive Messages through Slow Food Festivals. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 19: 1, 67-74.
  • 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, 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, 13-26.
  • 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.
  • Warwick Frost (2009). Projecting an image: Film-induced festivals in the American West. Event Management, 12: 2, 95-103.
  • Warwick Frost (2006). Braveheart-ed Ned Kelly: historic films, heritage tourism and destination image.  Tourism Management, 27: 2, 247-254.  

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.