Year 2020, Volume 6 , Issue 2, Pages 85 - 102 2020-07-01

Eskişehir in the stories of Korean travel writers
Koreli seyahat yazarlarının hikâyelerindeki Eskişehir

Tuğçe ÖZOĞUL BALYALI [1] , Semra GÜNAY AKTAŞ [2]


Travel stories are important in better representation of the “real” thoughts and feelings of tourists. Because travel stories can give quite deep information about tourists' attitudes towards destinations. In the study, it is tried to be understood which features of Eskişehir appeal to Korean travel writers and followers in the light of the travels and followers’ comments of Korean travel writers on their travels and after their return. Eight Korean travel writers who visited many tourism attractions of Eskişehir constituted the sample of the research. A qualitative research method was used in the research and content analysis was performed on the data. In general, it is understood that Korean travel writers liked THK İnönü Aviation Center, Sivrihisar district and Phrygian Valley more. Korean followers of the reviews are found to be willing to come to Turkey are examined. Elements such as the gastronomic attraction and cultural affinity of Eskişehir have been evaluated as important motivational factors.
Seyahat hikâyeleri turistlerin “gerçek” düşünce ve duygularının daha iyi temsil edilmesinde önemlidir. Çünkü seyahat hikâyeleri turistlerin destinasyonlara karşı tutumları hakkında oldukça derin bilgiler verebilir. Araştırmada, Koreli seyahat yazarlarının seyahatleri sırasında ve döndükten sonra yazdıkları yazılar ve takipçi yorumları ışığında Eskişehir’in hangi özelliklerinin Koreli seyahat yazarlarına ve takipçilerine cazip geldiği anlaşılmaya çalışılmıştır. Eskişehir ilinin pek çok turizm çekiciliğini ziyaret eden sekiz Koreli seyahat yazarı araştırmanın örneklemini oluşturmuştur. Araştırmada nitel araştırma yöntemi kullanılmış ve verilere içerik analizi yapılmıştır. Genel olarak bakıldığında Koreli seyahat yazarlarının gezdikleri yerler arasında THK İnönü Havacılık Merkezi’ni, Sivrihisar ilçesini ve Frig Vadisi’ni daha çok beğendikleri anlaşılmıştır. Koreli takipçilerin yorumları incelendiğinde Türkiye’ye gelme konusunda istekli oldukları görülmüştür. Eskişehir’in gastronomik çekiciliği, kültürel yakınlığı gibi unsurları önemli seyahat güdüleri olarak değerlendirilmiştir.
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Primary Language tr
Subjects Hospitality Leisure Sport and Tourism
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-2263-4122
Author: Tuğçe ÖZOĞUL BALYALI (Primary Author)
Institution: VAN YÜZÜNCÜ YIL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-6663-6827
Author: Semra GÜNAY AKTAŞ
Institution: ANADOLU UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : July 1, 2020

APA Özoğul Balyalı, T , Günay Aktaş, S . (2020). Koreli seyahat yazarlarının hikâyelerindeki Eskişehir . Journal of Tourism Theory and Research , 6 (2) , 85-102 . DOI: 10.24288/jttr.702449