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In the first attempt to develop meaningful relations between the North and South Korea outside of the UN structure, the Hyundai Corporation of South Korea was given permission to build and operate a resort destination at Mt. Gumgang in North Korea in 1998. The project has not been well supported by ...

Author(s)
Kim Seongseop [Kim, S. S.]; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 6, pp 675-685
Abstract

This article reports results from a survey of 23 semi-structured interviews with Chinese visitors to North Korea. The interviews examined the motives for and subsequent assessments of their tour of North Korea. In addition to expected assessments such as perceptions of North Korea as a unique...

Author(s)
Li FangXuan; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 12, pp 1313-1331
Abstract

North Korea's 2016, and subsequent 2017, nuclear tests have triggered a series of new security crises in the region. This study attempts to understand how experienced Chinese tourists respond to such destination crises by examining changes in their perceived destination image of North Korea and...

Author(s)
Li FangXuan; Wen Jun; Ying TianYu
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 9, pp 104-111
Abstract

This study (premised on inductive approaches) examines Chinese tourists' souvenir shopping experiences in North Korea, a unique destination by reason of its strict controls over tourism, where even a self-drive tourist must have a North Korean guide in the car accompanying the driver and...

Author(s)
Li FangXuan; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 142-153
Abstract

Studies have attempted to understand tourism issues between politically divided countries, yet few studies have argued that tourism between such states has a strong generational component. This study examines the generational differences in South Koreans' international stereotypes and tourism...

Author(s)
Chung JinYoung; Chen ChunChu
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 8, pp 865-876
Abstract

Drawing on 34 interviews with Chinese visitors to North Korea, this paper adopts the social contact theory to examine their attitude change through tourism. The paper first examines how Chinese tourists imagine North Korea as a tourism destination prior to their visits. Then the paper focuses on...

Author(s)
Li FangXuan; Wang BingYu
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 36,