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Cultural tourism and its contribution to regional economies in the Republic of Korea

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Frame of Image ountry and Korea (in this article, Korea refers to the Republic of Korea, if the author does not note it as the Korean Peninsula) a developed country. What can Chinese in field of tourism administration and businesses learn from Korean experience and lessons concerning tourism development? characteristics for current conditions of Korean cultural tourism? What are
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question is: How can we understand and assess the contribution of cultural tourism in Korea to local regions? It is noticeable that, from international perspectives (MCT and KTRI et al. 2001), Korea has competitiveness in the areas such as arts, historic places and heritage, humanity landscape and architectural buildings.
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However, Korea was
not competitive in the areas of tourism resources such as parks, flora, fauna, and unspoiled nature. The natural tourism attractions cannot be made competitive in
a short term but these can be made better if “there is a special effort to establish a public-private partnership for sustainable tourism management.” Cultural
tourism in Korea developed comparatively fast because of this resource advantage, though eco-tourism or green tourism especially in rural areas is also growing nowadays. A report for the conference on cultural tourism theme held in Cambodia in 2000 mentioned that, with regard to domestic and international tourism, cultural tour, especially cultural heritage tour can stimulate national pride in one’s own country and respect and understanding of oth


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Title Cultural tourism and its contribution to regional economies in the Republic of Korea
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Material Type Reports
Author(English)

Wang, Jiqing

Publisher

Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Date 2014
Pages 3
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Economy < General
Industry and Technology < Others
Social Development < Others
Holding Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

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A Report for 2005 Visiting Research Fellow Program, CNAEC, KIEP