Multifunctional Leisure Organizations – The Future or a hype


  • Liliya Terzieva Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands.



Leisure, multifunctional organizations, leisure industry, organizational behaviour, creative industries


Leisure has been undergoing a transformation that requires strategic design approaches open for imagination, inspiration and diverse organisational structure and behavioural models. The stakeholders within and the participants (not anymore defined just through the notion of consumers) have opened up the spectrum of what leisure could mean and sustain.
This paper provides a detailed overview of the existence, essence and specifics of multifunctional leisure organizations, their principles and structures while relating them to two real-life cases from the Netherlands. Challenges, as well as future development scenarios, are presented and discussed.

Author Biography

Liliya Terzieva, Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands.

 Senior Lecturer and Researcher, Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands.


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How to Cite

Terzieva, L. (2021). Multifunctional Leisure Organizations – The Future or a hype. Atna Journal of Tourism Studies, 16(2), 113 - 140.