Dr Eerang Park

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Senior Lecturer- School of Management School of Management

Courses

Teaching in 2019

Introduction

Dr Eerang Park joined School of Management in 2016. She previously taught at University of Lincoln in the UK and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong. She has established her research in tourism focusing on community empowerment and sustainable tourism and tourist experiences in special interest tourism. Her research involves multiple stakeholders and she has pioneered research in the context of the global slow-city movement and tourism in the peripheral Asian regions. Dr Park has a wide range of tourism industrial experiences including tour operation, CVB, NGO, and tourism consulting in the United States and Korea.

Qualifications

Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Master of Tourism Administration, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Bachelor of Fine Art, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea

Areas of potential Master's and PhD supervision

  • Community empowerment and tourism development
  • Cittaslow and stakeholders in sustainable tourism
  • Special interest tourism (e.g. food tourism)
  • Tourism in Asia
  • Mixed methods in tourism studies

Publications

Journal articles

Soukhathammavong, B., & Park, E. (2019). The authentic souvenir: What does it mean to souvenir suppliers in the heritage destination? Tourism Management. 72(June), 105-116.

Boo, S., & Park, E. (2019). Locals’ experiences of hotel special event packages and their purchase intention of hotel room nights. Event Management. 23(3), 287-301.

Kim, S., Park, E., & Lamb, D. (2019). Extraordinary or ordinary? Food tourism motivations of Japanese domestic noodle tourists. Tourism Management Perspectives. 29, 176-186.

Ellis, A., Park, E., Kim, S., & Yeoman, I. (2018). What is food tourism? Tourism Management. 68(October), 250-263.

Park, E., Phandanouvong, T., & Kim, S. (2018). Evaluating participation in community-based tourism: A local perspective in Laos. Current Issues in Tourism. 21(2), 128-132.

Park, E., & Kim, S. (2018). Are we doing enough for visual research in tourism?: Past, present and future of tourism studies using photographic images. International Journal of Tourism Research. 20(4), 433-441.

Yoo, C., Yoon, D., Park, E. (2018). Tourist motivation: An integral approach to destination choices. Tourism Review. 73(2), 169-185.

Park, E., & Kim, S. (2016). The potential of Cittaslow for sustainable tourism development: Enhancing local community’s empowerment. Tourism Planning and Development. 13(3), 351-369.

McKercher, B., Shoval, N., Park, E., & Kahani, A. (2015). The [limited] impact of weather on tourist behaviour in an urban destination. Journal of Travel Research, 54(4), 442-455.

McKercher, B., Wang, D., & Park, E. (2015). Social impacts as a function of place change. Annals of Tourism Research. 50, 52-66.

Kim, S., & Park, E. (2015). First-time and repeat tourist destination image: The case of domestic tourists to Weh Island, Indonesia. Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research. 26(3), 421-433.

Book

Park, E., Kim, S, & Yeoman, I. (2019). Food tourism in Asia. (Eds.). Springer. ISBN: 978-981-13-3623-2

Book chapters

Park, E., & Kim, S. (2018). Supporting the industry or just consuming leisure? The case of industrial festivals and events in Jeonju, South Korea: In W. Frost & J. Laing (Eds.), Exhibitions, trade fairs and industrial events (pp. 161-172). Routledge. ISBN: 978-1-13-821935-9

Kim, S., Park, E.,& Kang, B. (2018). Noodle Grand Prix as regional food industrial heritage festival: A Japanese case study. In W. Frost & J. Laing (Eds.), Exhibitions, trade fairs and industrial events (pp. 119-131). Routledge. ISBN: 978-1-13-821935-9

Park, E. (2018). The impacts of film tourism on place change and tourist experience: A lesson from Eat Pray Love in Bali. In S. Kim & S. Reijnders (Eds.), Film tourism in Asia: Evolution, transformation and trajectory (pp. 107-123). Springer. ISBN: 978-981-10-5908-7

Kim, S., Suri, G., & Park, E. (2018). Changes in local residents’ perceptions and attitudes towards the impact of film tourism: The case of Eat Pray Love (EPL) film tourism in Ubud, Bali. In S. Kim & S. Reijnders (Eds.), Film tourism in Asia: Evolution, transformation and trajectory (pp. 125-138). Springer. ISBN: 978-981-10-5908-7

Park, E. (2018). Histogram-based colour image analysis on tourism photography. In R. Nunkoo (Ed.), Handbook of research methods for tourism and hospitality management (pp. 278-291).Edward Elgar. Cheltenham, UK. ISBN: 978-1-78536-627-7

Park, E., Phandanouvong, T., Xaysena, P., & Kim, S. (2018). Empowerment, participation and barriers: Ethnic minority community-based ecotourism development in Laos PDR. In I. Lima & V. King (Eds.), Tourism and ethnodevelopment: Inclusion, empowerment and self-determination (pp. 139-152). Routledge: Oxon, UK. ISBN: 978-0-415-78844-1

Conference proceedings

Kim, S., & Park, E. (2018). Japanese Udon noodle tourists: What matters? Proceedings of 8th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) conference (Bangkok, Thailand, June 25-29, 2018).

Soukhathammavong, B., & Park, E. (2017). Suppliers' perspectives on authentic souvenir products: A case of Luang Prabang, Laos. Proceedings of the Travel & Tourism Research Association Asia Pacific Chapter (TTRA APac) Conference (Hong Kong, December 6-8, 2017). ISBN: 978-0-9942031-3-7

Park, E., (2017). A longitudinal analysis of film tourism impact on Bali. Proceedings of the 15th APac CHRIE Annual Conference (Bali, Indonesia, May 31-June 3, 2017). ISBN: 9786027352827

Kim, S., Park, E., & Suri, G. (2017). Impacts of Eat Pray Love (EPL) film tourism and local communities in Ubud, Bali. Proceedings of the 15th APac CHRIE Annual Conference (Bali, Indonesia, May 31-June 3, 2017). ISBN: 9786027352827

Park, E., Xaysena, P., & Kim, S. (2015). The influence of local community's empowerment on its perception towards community-based ecotourism in a protected area. Proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism (London, UK, June 24-27, 2015), 312-323. ISBN: 978-618-81503-0-0

Park, E., & Kim, S. (2014). Enhancing local community’s involvement and empowerment through practicing Cittaslow: Experiences from Goolwa, South Australia. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Tourism Research (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, December 9-11, 2014), doi: 10.1051/shsconf/20141201044

Kim, S., Park, E., & Phandanouvong, T. (2014). Barriers to local residents’ participation in community-based tourism: Lessons from Houay Kaeng Village in Laos. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Tourism Research (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, December 9-11, 2014), doi: 10.1051/shsconf/20141201045

Boo, S., & Park, E. (2014). The examination of experience economy at hotel special events: From the locals’ perspective. Proceedings ofthe Global Events Congress VI (Adelaide, South Australia, July 9-11, 2014), 179-197. ISBN: 978-0-9942561-0-2

Editorial Board

  • Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research
  • Tourism Management Perspectives
  • Anatolia, An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research

Courses

Teaching in 2019