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Den lokala påverkan av ett mega event: London 2012 med vision London 2040
Södertörn University College, School of Business Studies.
Södertörn University College, School of Business Studies.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The topic of this essay is the expected effects that can come during and after a mega event and how the local impact may affect the local community and the citizen. This essay concerns a forthcoming mega event, the Olympic Games that will be held in London 2012. The area that the Olympics will be held in is Stratford that is located about twenty minutes from the central of London by the underground. The Olympic Games is one of the largest mega events with its millions of visitors. The purpose of this essay is to study what is expected after the mega event has taken place in London. This is done through observation and through contact with one of the key members in the project team for the planning around the Olympics 2012. The authors of this essay have also had contact with Björn Folin who is the press officer for the Swedish Olympic Committee. To gain an insight into what might happen, the authors of this essay has also examined what happened after the previous Olympic Games. The result of this study is shaped by what has happened in cities that have arranged the Olympic Games previous years. Since this essay is to examine expectations of what might happen after the Olympic Games in London 2012, much of the outcome of what happened after the Olympics is based on what the outcome have been in previous host cities.

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2011. , 39 p.
Keyword [sv]
Mega event
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-10559OAI: diva2:434509
Subject / course
Tourism Studies
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-08-16 Created: 2011-08-15 Last updated: 2011-08-16Bibliographically approved

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