Professor Can Seng Ooi doing fieldwork

RESEARCH




Here is a list of my publications on tourism and place branding. Most of the journal articles and book chapters are available for download at Researchgate and Academia.edu. Or I will give you the electronic copy if you send in your request. Your comments are always welcomed. Your comments are always welcomed.


Ooi, Can-Seng. 2002. Cultural Tourism and Tourism Cultures: The Business of Mediating Experiences in Copenhagen and Singapore. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press.

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Ooi, Can-Seng. 2019. "Asian tourists and cultural complexity: Implications for practice and the Asianisation of scholarship", Tourism Management Perspectives, Vol. 31, 14-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.tmp.2019.03.007. Access.

Ooi, Can-Seng; and Tarulevicz, Nicole. 2019. "From third world to first world: Tourism, food safety and the making of modern Singapore". In Park, Eerang; Kim, Sangkyun; and Yeoman, Ian (eds.) Food Tourism in Asia. Singapore: Springer. 73-88. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3624-9_6

Ooi, Can-Seng; and Shelley, Becky. 2019. "The Children's University Tasmania: The transformative power of tourism". In Jamal, T. Justice and Ethics in Tourism. London: Routledge. 222-228.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2018. "Global City for the Arts: Weaving tourism into cultural policy". In Chong, Terence (ed.) The State and the Arts in Singapore: Policies and Institutions, Singapore: World Scientific. 165-179. DOI: 10.1142/9789813236899_0008. Access.

Ma, Yue; Ooi, Can-Seng; and Hardy, Anne. 2018. "Chinese traveling overseas and their anxieties". In Yang, E. and Khoo-Lattimore, C. (eds.) Asian Cultures and Contemprary Tourism, Singapore: Springer. 201-220. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-7980-1_11. Access.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2019. "Production and consumption of stories, images and fantasies: heritage, screen and literary tourism", Annals of Leisure Research, Vol 22, No. 3, 408-410. DOI: 10.1080/10286632.2015.1084301. Access.

Ooi, Can-Seng; and Strandgaard Pedersen, Jesper. 2017. "In search of Nordicity: How New Nordic Cuisine shaped destination branding in Copenhagen", Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, Vol. 2, No. 4, 217-231. DOI: 10.3727/216929717X15046207899375. Access.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2017. "The global art city". In Hannigan, J. and Richards, G. (eds.) The SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies, Thousand Oaks: SAGE. 207-216.

Ooi, Can-Seng, and Strandgaard Pedersen, Jesper. 2017. "Tourism, place branding and the local-turn in food: The New Nordice Cuisine". In Wagner, D., et al. (eds.) Kulinarischer Tourismus und Weintourismus: Culinary and Wine Tourism Conference 2015, Wiesbaden: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-13732-8_8. Access.

Budeanu, Adriana; Miller, Graham; Moscardo, Gianna; and Ooi, Can-Seng. 2016. "Sustainable Tourism, Progress, Challenges and Opportunities", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 111, 285-294. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.10.027. Access.

The SAGE Encylopedia of Quality and the Service Economy

Coca-Stefaniak, A. et al. 2016. "Editorial", International Journal of Tourism Cities, Vol. 2, No. 4, 273-280. DOI: 10.1108/IJTC-10-2016-0041. Access.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2015. "Cultural tourism". In Dahlgaard-Park, Su Mi (ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy, London: SAGE. 108-110.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2015. "Destination marketing". In Dahlgaard-Park, Su Mi (ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy, London: SAGE. 154-156.

Lai, Shevren; and Ooi, Can-Seng. 2015. "Branded as a World Heritage city: The politics afterwards", Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, Vol. 11, No. 4, 276-292. DOI:10.1057/pb.2015.12 Access.

Tourism Social Media Gulrud, Natalie Marie; and Ooi, Can-Seng. 2015 "Manufacturing green consensus: Urban greenspace governance in Singapore". In Sandberg, L. Anders; Bardekjian, Adrina; and Butt, Sadia (eds.) Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace: A Political Ecology Perspective, New York: Routledge. 77-92.

Ooi, Can-Seng; Håkanson, Lars; and LaCava, Laura. 2014. "Poetics and politics of the European Capital of Culture project", Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol 148, 420-427. DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.07.061. Download.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2014. "Accentuating complexity and ambiguity: Dialogism and its methodological implications". In Meged, J.W.; Blichfeldt, B.S.; Hansen, L.A.; and Hvass, K.A. (eds.) Tourism Methodologies - New Perspectives, Practices and Proceedings. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press. 155-174.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2014. "The making of the copy-cat city: Accreditation tactics in place branding". In Berg, P.O. and Björner, E. (eds.) Branding Chinese Mega-Cities: Policies, Practices and Positioning. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. 232-248.

Ooi, Can-Seng and Lai, Shevren. 2014. "Creative heritage: Melaka and its past". In L. Marques and G. Richards (eds)Creative districts around the world. Breda: CELTH/NHTV. 164-169. [A creative commons open-access book]

Ooi, Can-Seng and Munar, Ana María. 2013. "Digital social construction of a tourist site: Ground Zero". In Munar, Ana María; Gyimöthy, Szilvia; and Cai, Liping (eds). Tourism Social Media: Transformations in Identity, Community and Culture. Bingley: Emerald. 159-175.

Ren, Carina; and Ooi, Can-Seng. 2013. "Auto-communicating micro-Orientalism: articulating 'Denmark' in China at the Shanghai Expo". Asia Europe Journal. Vol 11, No. 2, 129-145. DOI: 10.1007/s10308-013-0346-6.

Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism Ooi, Can-Seng. 2013."Tourism policy challenges: Balancing acts, co-operative stakeholders and maintaining authenticity". In M. Smith and G. Richards (eds). Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism. New York: Routledge. 67-74.

Munar, Ana Maria; and Ooi, Can-Seng. 2012. "The truth of the crowds: social media and the heritage experience". In L. Smith, E. Waterton and S. Watson (eds). The Cultural Moment in Tourism. New York: Routledge. 255-273.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2011. "Branding and the accreditation approach: Singapore". In Morgan, Nigel; Pritchard, Annette; and Pride, Roger (eds). Destination Brands: Managing Place Reputation, 3rd edition. Oxford: Elsevier. 185-196.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2011. "Paradoxes of city branding and societal changes". In Dinnie, Keith  (ed.) City Branding: Theory and Cases. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 54-61.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2010. "Political pragmatism and the creative economy: Singapore as a City for the Arts", International Journal of Cultural Policy, Vol. 16, No. 4, 403-417. Link.

Ooi, Can-Seng and Strandgaard Pedersen, Jesper. 2010. "City branding and film festivals: Re-evaluating stakeholders' relations", Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, Vol. 6, 4, 316-332.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2010. "Histories, tourism and museums: Re-making Singapore". In Hitchcock, Michael; King, Victor T. and Parnwell, Michael (eds) Heritage Tourism in Southeast Asia. Copenhagen: NIAS Press. 83-102.

Place Branding and Public Diplomacy Ooi, Can-Seng and Birgit Stoeber. 2010. "Authenticity and Place Branding: The Arts and Culture in Branding Berlin and Singapore". In Britta Timm Knudsen and Anne Marit Waade (eds.), Re-Investing Authenticity: Tourism, Places and Emotions. Bristol: Channel View Publications. 66-79.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2009. "The Orient responds: Tourism, orientalism and the national museums of Singapore", Ratasatra San [Bulletin of the Faculty of Political Sciences, Thammasat University]. Vol. 30, No. 2 (May - August), 113-155. (in Thai, translated by Chewasit Boonyakiet)

Stoeber, Birgit and Can-Seng Ooi. 2009. "Kreatives Singapour" [Creative Singapore]. In Lange, B.; Kalandides, A.; Stoeber, B. and Wellmann, I. (eds.) Governance der Kreativwirtschaft [Governing the Creative Industries]. Bielefeld: Transcript. [in German]

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2008. "Reimagining Singapore as a creative nation: The politics of place branding", Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, Vol. 4, 287-302.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2008. "The Danish seduction of the China outbound tourism market: new issues for tourism research". In Worm, V. (ed.) China - Business Opportunities in a Globalizing Economy. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press. 171-191.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2008. "Strategier for markedsfoering af steder: En sammenligning af Danmark og Singapore". In Lorenzen, M; Kristensen, T.; Skov, L. og Pedersen, J.S. (red.) Naar Oplevelser Moeder Oekonomi: Kreative Virksomheder, Brancher og Steder. Aarhus: Klim. 249-263. [in Danish].

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2007. "The creative industries and tourism in Singapore". In Greg Richards and Julie Wilson (eds.) Tourism, Creativity and Development. London: Routledge. 240-251.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2007. "Fra ignorant til intelligent turist: Decentering og recentering af kulturer" [From ignoramous to intelligent tourist: Decentering and recentering of culture]. In Soerensen, A. (ed.) Grundbog i turisme [Essential Readings for Tourism Studies]. Copenhagen: Frydenlund. 69-81. (in Danish, translated by Anders Soerensen)

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2006. "Dialogic heritage: Time, space and visions of the National Museums of Singapore", Thammasat University Archives Bulletin, 9, 56-71. (in Thai, translated by Chewasit Boonyakiet)

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2005. "The Orient responds: Tourism, Orientalism and the national museums of Singapore", Tourism, Vol. 53 No. 4, 285-299.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2005."State-civil society relations and tourism: Singaporeanizing tourists, touristifying Singapore", SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, Vol. 20, No. 2, 249-272. Download.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2005. "A theory of tourism experiences". In O'Dell, T. and Billing, P. (eds) Experiencescapes: Culture, Tourism and Economy, Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press. 51-68.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2004. "Brand Singapore: The hub of New Asia". In Morgan, N., Pritchard, A. and Pride, R. (eds) Destination Branding, 2nd edition.Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth Heinnman. 242-260.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2004. "Tourism experiences as attention products". In Kylaanen, M (ed.) Articles on Experiences. Rovaniemi Finland: The Experience Institute.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2004. "The poetics and politics of destination branding:Denmark", Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, Vol. 3, No. 2, 107-128.

Ooi, Can-Seng; Tatjana Pejic Kristensen and Zdenka Lomanova Pedersen. 2004. "Re-imag(in)ing place: From Czechoslovakia to the Czech Republic and Slovakia", Tourism, Vol. 52, No. 2, 151-163.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2003. "Identities, museums and tourism in Singapore: think regionally, act locally", Indonesia and the Malay World, Vol. 31, No. 2. 80-90.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2002. "Contrasting strategies: tourism in Denmark and Singapore", Annals of Tourism Research, Vol. 29, No. 3, 689-706.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2001. "Dialogic heritage: time, space and visions of the National Museum of Singapore" In Teo, Peggy; Chang, T.C. and Ho, K.C. (eds.) Interconnected Worlds: Tourism in Southeast Asia. Amsterdam: Elsevier. 171-188.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2001. "Decoding and manufacturing cultures: interpreting Singapore for tourists", CAUCE: A Journal of Philology, Vol. 24, 617-635. Download.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2001. "Tourist historical products: packaged past of Denmark and Singapore", Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, Vol. 1, No. 2, 113-132.

Working papers

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2013. Why are cities becoming alike when each city is branded as different?. Center for Leisure and Culture Services Working Paper Series, May 2013. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 17pp. Download.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2013. How to capture and present complexity, ambivalence and ambiguity: Applying dialogism in social science research. Center for Leisure and Culture Services Working Paper Series, April 2013. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 13pp. Download.

Ren, Carina and Ooi, Can-Seng. 2012. Auto-communication and Micro-orientalism at the Shanghai Expo 2010 - Performing and regulating 'Danishness'. Center for Leisure and Culture Services Working Paper Series, December 2012. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 26pp. Download.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2012. Good tourism policies: Walking the tight rope. Center for International Business and Emerging Markets Working Paper Series, January 2012. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 11pp. Download.

Munar, Ana Maria and Ooi, Can-Seng. 2012. What social media tell us about the heritage experience. Center for Leisure and Culture Services Working Paper Series, April 2012. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 18pp.Download.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2010. Branding Cities, Changing Societies. Creative Encounters Working Paper #45. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 17pp. Download.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2009. Familiarity and uniqueness: Branding Singapore as a revitalized destination. Creative Encounters Working Paper #36. Copenhagen: Imagine.. Creative Industry Research Centre. 18pp. Download.

Ooi, Can-Seng and Jesper Strandgaard Pedersen. 2009. City Branding and Film Festivals: The case of Copenhagen. Creative Encounters Working Paper #28. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 43pp. Download.

Ooi, Can-Seng and Birgit Stoeber. 2008. Authenticity in Context. Creative Encounters Working Papers #6. Copenhagen: Imagine.. Creative Industry Research Centre. 19pp. Download .

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2007. Chinese Tourists in Denmark. Creative Encounters Working Papers #5. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 19pp. Download.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2006. Tales from Two Countries: The Place Branding of Denmark and Singapore, Copenhagen Discussion Papers 9-2006, Copenhagen: ARC, CBS. 32pp. Download .

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2006. Tourism and the Creative Economy in Singapore, INT Working Paper, Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 19pp. Download .

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2005. "Orientalist tourist images and their consequences: Towards a critical analysis", Embodying Tourism Research: Advancing Critical Approaches Conference Working Papers, Dubrovnik, Croatia 30 June-3 July 2005. 149-157.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2005. Orientalist Imaginations and Touristification of Museums: Experiences from Singapore, Copenhagen Discussion Papers 1-2005, Copenhagen: Asia Research Centre, Copenhagen Business School. 23pp. Download .

Ooi, Can-Seng; Tatjiana Pejic Kristensen and Zdenka Lomanova Pedersen. 2004. Emerging Place Image: From Czechoslovakia to the Czech Republic and Slovakia. INT Working Paper, Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 30pp. Download .

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2004. "The orientalist tourist gaze and its consequences". Paper presented at the 6th ASEAN Inter-University Conference, Penang, Malaysia, May 2004.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2003. Crafting Tourism Experiences: Managing the Attention Product", Experiencing an Adventure: Proceedings from the 12th Nordic Symposium in Tourism and Hospitality Research .Stavanger, Norwegian School of Hotel Management.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2002. "The poetics and politics of branding Denmark". Paper presented at the 11th Nordic Symposium in Tourism and Hospitality Research, Gotenberg, Sweden, November 2002.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2002. "Mediated experiences and the dynamics of cultural consumption". Paper presented at Tourism Research 2002, Cardiff, September 2002

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2001. "Dialogic of balance: tourism, culture and politics". Paper presented at the 5th ASEAN Inter-University Conference, Singapore, 23-25 May 2001.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2001. "A nice and cosy place: the brand strategy Denmark". Paper presented at the first Danish-Anglo seminar on tourism research, Beamish Open Air Museum, September.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2000. "Dialogic tourism: when leisure business becomes part of local culture". Paper presented at the Leisure Studies Association 2000 Conference, Glasgow, UK.

Ooi, Can-Seng. 1999. "Constructing a Southeast Asian heritage". Paper presented at the 4th ASEAN Inter-University Conference, Pattani, Thailand, June.

Ooi, Can-Seng and Esben Karmark. 1998. "History in identity: the past tells of the present and future". IKL Occasional Paper 53. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School.

 

Others

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2007. "Authenticity and the Art of Branding Places", Lilje-Rapporten: Dansk Oplevelsesoekonomi, Nr. 5 (Vinter 07/08): 4-5 (Newsletter of the Danish Experience Economy Network)

Ooi, Can-Seng. 2001. Mediated cultures: production and consumption of Copenhagen and Singapore. Ph.D. Series 1.2001. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School.