Soft power and place branding in the United Arab Emirates: examples of the tourism and film industries

Saberi, Donya and Paris, Cody Morris ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0339-2471 (2017) Soft power and place branding in the United Arab Emirates: examples of the tourism and film industries. International Journal of Diplomacy and Economy, 4 (1) . pp. 44-58. ISSN 2049-0887 [Article] (doi:10.1504/IJDIPE.2018.091405)

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Abstract

A state's global influence can be systematically and strategically developed through policies and planning of a carefully crafted national brand and soft power strategies. The United Arab Emirates has actively employed policies and strategies to create a positive brand image of the country to increase its regional and global standing as an emerging regional power. The country's progress strong international brand has attracted significant foreign investment, international tourists, and a reputation as a great place to work and live. The purpose of this article is to explore the relationship between soft power, place branding, and diplomacy, and to illustrate this relationship through a description of the film and tourism industries in the UAE.

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Item ID: 35687
Depositing User: Cody Paris
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2022 08:58
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2022 20:51
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/35687

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