Nghiên cứu sinh Chea Bora bảo vệ luận án tiến sĩ

Vào 16h30 ngày 31/08/2022 tại P501 Nhà A2, Trường Đại học Kinh tế Quốc dân tổ chức lễ bảo vệ luận án tiến sĩ cho NCS Chea Bora, chuyên ngành Economic Management (Tourism Economics), với đề tài "Sustainable Cultural Heritage Tourism in Cambodia: Case studies of Angkor, Preah Vihear and Sambo Preikuk".
Thứ hai, ngày 18/07/2022


Dissertation title: Sustainable Cultural Heritage Tourism in Cambodia: Case studies of Angkor, Preah Vihear and Sambo Preikuk
Specialization:        Economic Management (Tourism Economics)
Specialization code:    9310110
PhD candidate:    Chea Bora
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Pham Hong Chuong; Dr. Dong Xuan Dam
Institution: National Economics University 

Original contributions on academic and theoretical aspects

For academic and theoretical aspect, the dissertation contributes to the extent literature on the SCHT in the context of Cambodia. For instance, SCHT is widely understood, in which SCHT is perceived as a type of tourism that focuses on preserving CH assets, natural environment, and CH understanding to ensure development for the long-term and next-generation, especially destination at income generation and local communities by integrating relevant stakeholders. Secondly, the propose of a model (3Ps+1C) is considered as original contribution for multi-stakeholders’ perspective to ensure smooth collaboration and SCHT development, in which the role of local people and communities as well as tourists (P-People) needs to be further encouraged, integrated and intensified.

Recommendations derived from the findings of the dissertation 

From the findings, useful recommendations for management and development of SCHT in Cambodia are provided both at national and site level. These recommendations could also be considered as useful for other countries which possesses similar potentials. Moreover, the issue of coopetition in the process of SCHT development could be addressed through the strong role of the public sector, in which the existence of ICC mechanism is considered as efficient coordination platform to ensure smooth discussion, cooperation and work implementation and limiting inconvenient impact from any competition activities of different relevant stakeholders.