The closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics showcased a vast collection of Japanese soft power assets in a segment called “The Tokyo Show.” This started with an opening message of “Thank you,” performed by young...KEEP READING
Positives, Pitfalls for Tourism & Soft Power
Tourism and nation branding have the potential to boost a country's soft power and convey values and culture. However, it's not always a win-win situation for governments (or tourists).
Royal Tour of Australia is All About Creation of Soft Propaganda - The Guardian (UK)
On Tour With the Slum Tourists in Kenya - Channel 4 (UK)
Justin Bieber Visits Japan's Yasukuni War Shrine - The Diplomat
Sri Lanka to Expel Tourist with Buddha Tattoo - Al Jazeera
The White Tourist's Burden - Al Jazeera America
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