The Determinants Of Bilateral Tourism Flows Between Australia And South Korea

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Larry Dwyer and Chulwon Kim, were respectively, the academic project leaders of a study of the determinants of bilateral tourism flows between Australia and South Korea. The project was undertaken on behalf of the Department of Industry, Science and Resources and the National Centre for Tourism in Australia, and the Korean Ministry of Culture and Tourism, is association with the Korea Tourism Research Institute (KTRI). The resulting report was titled Destination Competitiveness: Development of a Model with Application to Australia and the Republic of Korea.

The paper creates a model of destination competitiveness that will enable comparisons in the middle of nations and between tourism fields. The model seeks to capture the fundamental components of competitiveness highlighted in the general writing, while appreciating the special issues included in investigating the idea of destination competitiveness as emphasised by tourism specialists. The following points are what I selected as the most important factors of destination competitiveness that appealed to me.

In Figure 1 of this model, the Resources category is divided into two types: Endowed (inherited) and Created. Endowed Resources can be classified as Natural (mountains, lakes, beaches, rivers, climate etc) Heritage or Cultural Resources (cuisine, handicrafts, language, customs, belief systems etc.). Created Resources include tourism infrastructure, special events, the range of available activities, entertainment and…

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