Assessment of TV Drama/Film Production Towns as a Rural Tourism Growth Engine

  title={Assessment of TV Drama/Film Production Towns as a Rural Tourism Growth Engine},
  author={Seongseop (Sam) Kim and Sangkyun (Sean) Kim and Cindy Yoonjoung Heo},
  journal={Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research},
  pages={730 - 760}
  • S. Kim, S. Kim, C. Heo
  • Published 3 July 2015
  • Business
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research
Television (TV) drama/film production towns have been mushrooming in Korea to cater for the increasing popularity of film tourism. Most of these towns have been constructed by local governments to stimulate economic development, enhance the image and awareness of the region, and to fulfill the political desires of the local government officials. However, in the last 15 years, 34 towns have been established, which has led to heavy competition for film tourists and in attracting subsequent TV… 

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