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Various solutions to balance tourist development with preservation of Ha Long Bay in Vietnam are discussed. It is indicated that Ha Long Bay's environment has been protected and improved, creating a sound basis for conservation work and establishing strong support in the community and tourists.

Author(s)
Truong Lan Tam
Publisher
DOC Science Publishing, Science & Research Unit, Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Proceedings of the World Heritage Managers Workshop, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand, 26-30 October, 2000, 2001, pp 104-106
Abstract

This study investigates the potential of offering heritage packages as an alternative tourist product of Spinaloga islet (Crete, Greece), which could give new impulse to its tourism while creating income to be used for the preservation of the historical site itself. Personal interviews were...

Author(s)
Stefanos, K.; Evangelos, T.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2003, 14, 2, pp 161-167
Abstract

This paper presents a brief review of issues in contemporary heritage tourism in Asia-Pacific destinations and discusses the approaches being taken in light of tourism in ancient Europe. It is suggested that many of the issues that confront contemporary managers and heritage tourists would be...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Pan, G. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 9, 3, pp 267-280
Abstract

In exploring the shifting practice and importance of tourism in Rothenburg and how this relates to broader debates about German culture and identity, this book offers an important perspective on the changing dynamics of romanticized historical landscapes and how events are used to further national, ...

Author(s)
Hagen, J.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Preservation, tourism and nationalism: the jewel of the German past, 2006, pp xiii + 340 pp.
Abstract

This paper discusses the promotion, conservation and preservation of Vigan as a tourist destination in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Occupancy of accommodation averages 70% on a monthly basis. The city government enjoys compounded growth rate of 24% per year. In conclusion, economic benefits can be...

Author(s)
Valera, M.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Sustainable tourism management at world heritage sites: enhancing inter-agency and stakeholder coordination for joint action. International Conference, Huangshan, China, 24-27 March 2008, 2009, pp 154-157
Abstract

This study examines some of the tensions inherent in the mobilization of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for tourism in Thailand, set against the imperatives of conservation management. The authors look at two cultural sites (the Historic City of Ayutthaya and the Historic Town of Sukhothai) and one...

Author(s)
King, V. T.; Parnwell, M. J. G.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
South East Asia Research, 2011, 19, 3, pp 381-420
AbstractFull Text

This paper focuses on the threat posed by high tourist volume to heritage destinations in Asia. It is indicated that the question of whether tourism is a threat or an opportunity for heritage sites depends to a large part on the management of sustainable tourism at the heritage site. Some...

Author(s)
Lye WeeEng [Lye, W. E. V. ]
Publisher
Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 12, 1, pp 93-95
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

This book on heritage tourism utilizes a three-part structure. Part I (chapters 1-3) deals with the conservation and revitalization of heritage destinations, as well as the role local communities have in supporting an attraction. Part II (chapters 4-6) discusses the development of heritage tourism ...

Author(s)
Alvarez, M. D.; Go, F. M.; Yüksel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book
Abstract

West Lake's economic, social and cultural structure comprises six facets: (1) maintaining West Lake World Heritage Site as an open accessible tourist location; (2) ensuring the planning, management and tourism marketing of West Lake are culturally rather than purely economically oriented; therefore ...

Author(s)
Xu SongLing; Liu Yu; Qian YiHong; Wang QiuJu
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 286-292
Abstract

Although now abandoned, the Hershey sugar mill represents much of Cuba's history, heritage, culture, and economy. The associated company town, nature gardens, and electric rail line remain in use to date, albeit in deteriorating condition. This paper presents the history of Hershey investment and...

Author(s)
Salinas Chavez, E.; Delgado Mesa, F. A.; Henthorne, T. L.; Miller, M. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2018, 13, 5, pp 426-439

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