Research and Scholarly Activites
Park, H. Y. 2014. Heritage Tourism. London: Routledge
Park, H. Y. 2010. An Ethnographic Study of Changdeok Palace: Heritage Tourism and Symbolic Representations of National Identity. Seoul: Jimoondang.
Chapters in books
Park, H. Y. 2021. National character and tourism in Jafari, J. and Honggen, X. Encyclopedia of Tourism (the 2nd edition), New York: Springer (forthcoming).
Park, H. Y. 2016. National character and tourism in Jafari, J. and Honggen, X. Encyclopedia of Tourism, New York: Springer.
Refereed journal articles
Ayikoru, M. and Park, H.Y. 2019. Films and critical pedagogy in management education: A tourism studies context, Academy of Management, Learning & Education, 18(3): 414-432.
Park, H. Y. 2016. Tourism as reflexive reconstructions of colonial past, Annals of Tourism Research, 58:114-127.
Tie, C., Holden, A. and Park, H.Y. 2015. A ‘Reality of Return’: the case of Sarawak-Chinese visiting homeland, Tourism Management, 47: 206-212.
Park, H.Y. 2011. Shared national memory as intangible heritage, Annals of Tourism Research, 38 (2), p. 520-539.
Park, H.Y. 2010. Heritage Tourism: Emotional Journeys into Nationhood, Annals of Tourism Research, 37 (1), p.116-135.
Park, H.Y. 2009. Heritage, Tourism and National Identity: an Ethnographic Study of Changdeok Palace, Korea, Korea Journal, 49 (4), pp.163-186.
Park, H.Y. and Stephenson, M.L. 2007. ‘A Critical Analysis of the Symbolic Significance of Heritage Tourism’, International Journal of Excellence in Tourism, Hospitality and Catering, 1(2), pp. 34-60.
Keynote Speech and Expert Workshops
Park, H. Y. (2020) Challenges in tourism in the World Heritage cities in the Asia- Pacific region during COVID-19, the 5th Experts’ Workshop of OWHC-AP, 3 DEC (Online)
Park, H. Y. 2019. Heritage for Tourism or Tourim for Heritage?, OWHC-AP Experts’ Workshop, World Congree of OWHC, Krakow, Poland, 2-5, June
Park, H. Y. 2018. Overtourism in heritage towns: A case study of Bukchon Hanok Village, The 3rd Regional Conference of the OWHC-AP (Organization of World Heritage Cities- Asia Pacific) in Suzhou, China, 29, OCT- 4, NOV.
Referred and published conference proceedings
Park, H.Y. 2013. Use of digital stories as a tool for experiential learning, 2014 International Conference on Experiential Learning in Hospitality and Tourism, Macau University of Science and Technology, 20-23 May (the best paper awarded).
Ayikoru, M. and Park, H.Y. 2011. The Pedagogic Challenges of Using Film to Enhance Students Learning in UG Tourism Programme, Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences, Middlesex University Dubai, 22-24 November.
Park, H.Y. 2011. Reflexive heritage: reconciliation of a shamed and unwanted past, Material Asia: Objects, Technologies and Rethinking Success, Society for East Asian Anthropology (SEAA), Jeonju, South Korea, 1-5 August.
Park, H.Y. 2011. Touring reflexive heritage: sustaining the tradition of the Hung Kings in contemporary Vietnam, Ancestor Worship in Contemporary Society, with case studies of Worship of the Hung Kings in Vietnam, Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism), Hanoi, Vietnam, 11-13 April.
Park, H.Y. 2010. Future for traditional festivals: glocalised cultural practices in global tourism development, Safeguarding and Promoting Traditional Festivals in Contemporary Vietnam: The Case of Giong Festival, Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism), Hanoi, Vietnam, 20 April.
Park, H.Y. 2009. Re-imagining two Koreas as one nation: heritage tourism experiences of Changdeok Palace, South Korea, Sharing Cultures 2009 International Conference on Intangible Heritage, Green Lines Institute, Pico Island, Azores, Portugal, 1 June.
Other referred and/or non-published conference contributions
Su, R. and Park, H. 2018 Negotiating sensitive heritage in tourism, Emerging tourism destinations: Working towards balanced tourism development (ICOT), Kavela, Greece, 27-30 June.
Granger, R. and Park, H. Y. 2014. Perceptions, Identity and Changing boundaries?, Diversity in the City: Shifting realities and ways forward, CEG-IGOT, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 26-27 June
Park, H.Y. 2007. The Symbolic Role of Heritage Tourism as a Form of Resistance to Urban Cosmopolitanism, International Workshop on Branding cities, marketed identities and the politics of culture in cosmopolitan urban societies , Middlesex University, London, 13 November
Park, H.Y. 2019. Let’s get emotional: the use of films in teaching tourism, https://harzing.com/blog/2019/12/lets-get-emotional-the-use-of-films-in-teaching-tourism (blog post)
Park, H.Y. 2010. Future for traditional festivals, VICAS Science Bulletin, 28: 92-100.
Park, H.Y. and Stephenson, M.L. 2008. 'It's My Country and I Will Cry If I Want To': The Sociological Study of Nationalism, National Identity and 'the Nation', MU Dubai- Research Series: Working Paper, No. 8.
Stephenson, M.L., Bianchi, R. and Park, H.Y. 2007. 'Take a Walk on the Wild Side: Assessing the Ethnographic Nuances, Techniques and Practices of Tourism Research', MU Dubai Research Series: Working Paper, No. 5, July 28.
Park, H.Y. and Stephenson, M.L. 2007. Inter-Subjective, Symbolic and Contextual Elements of 'Heritage Tourism' in Representing National Identity, Social Memory and National Sentiment, MU Dubai- Research Series: Working Paper, No. 4, 30 April.
English and Korean
Heritage tourism; tourism and social sciences; museum tourism and strategic management initiatives; and sustainable alternatives in cultural and heritage tourism; contemporary issues in tourism; tourism development and destination branding
My main area of research is cultural heritage tourism, particularly its dialectic role in the reconstruction of national identity, social memory and nationhood. Other research interests include: qualitative (ethnographic) research methods in tourism studies; heritage interpretation and consumption; sustainable development in cultural and heritage tourism; the politics of cultural heritage tourism; the representation of places in tourism; and tourism and photography
Su, Rui and Park, Hyung Yu (2023) Negotiating cultural trauma in tourism. Current Issues in Tourism , 26 (10). pp. 1652-1668. ISSN 1368-3500
Park, Hyung Yu (2022) National character and tourism. In: Encyclopaedia of Tourism. Jafari, Jafar and Xiao, Honggen , eds. Springer, Cham, pp. 1-2. ISBN 9783319016696
Park, Hyung Yu (2022) Critical approaches to tourism, heritage and culture. Tourism Planning & Development , 19 (1). pp. 37-49. ISSN 1479-053X
Ayikoru, Maureen and Park, Hyung Yu (2019) Films and critical pedagogy in management education: A tourism studies context. Academy of Management Learning and Education , 18 (3). pp. 414-432. ISSN 1537-260X
Park, Hyung Yu (2016) Tourism as reflexive reconstructions of colonial past. Annals of Tourism Research , 58 . pp. 114-127. ISSN 0160-7383
Ayikoru, M. and Park, H.Y. 2010. The Pedagogic Challenges of Using Film to Enhance Students Learning in Undergraduate Tourism Programmes, Higher Education Academy Network for Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism (Pedagogic Research and Development Fund 2010/11)
Park, H. Y. 2010/2009. Heritage tourism, social memories and identity communication, Sustainable Environmental Cluster, Middlesex University.
Expert advisor for OWHC-AP (Organization of World Heritage Cities- Asia Pacific region)
Tourism advisor for MIM (Mapping and Intuitive Modelling) Institute
Heritage tourism consultant- overtourism issues in Jongrogu, Seoul/ Gongju, South Korea; heritage tourism development in Denpasar, Indonesia
The member of ICOMOS
The member of CYGNA