Using tourism to promote peace on the Korean Peninsula
Kim, Samuel Seongseop, Prideaux, Bruce, and Prideaux, Jillian (2007) Using tourism to promote peace on the Korean Peninsula. Annals of Tourism Research, 34 (2). pp. 291-309.
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This paper assesses the proposition that tourism has some potential to act as a mechanism for promoting international peace by examining the reactions of South Korean tourists who have visited Mt. Gumgang, a newly developed resort area in North Korea. The paper finds that the opportunity to visit the latter country had a positive impact on South Koreans and there are positive indications of an opportunity for tourism to facilitate better intergovernmental relations. From a theoretical perspective, the paper draws on the international relations literature to examine possible roles for tourism.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||peace; North Korea; South Korea; Mt. Gumgang; liberalism; realism|
|FoR Codes:||15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1506 Tourism > 150601 Impacts of Tourism @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||90 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 9003 Tourism > 900399 Tourism not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
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