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Understanding spatial patterns of visitation and benefits accrued to different types of natural and cultural heritage tourists may have important implications for the sustainable management of their destinations. We investigate cultural services accrued to local, domestic and international visitors ...

Author(s)
Ghermandi, A.; Camacho-Valdez, V.; Trejo-Espinosa, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 77, pp 104002
Abstract

Purpose: This study aims to investigate the antecedents of local residents' heritage resource protection and conservation responsibility behaviors that were identified based on the conceptual premises of value orientation and identity theories for the purpose of providing further insight into the...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Zhang ChaoZhi; Chi HengXuan [Chi, H. X. O. ]
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2019, 31, 6, pp 2339-2357
Abstract

This paper discusses how authenticity is understood and negotiated in the context of the preservation of urban historic heritage in China today. In the age of rapid economic development and social change, how to safeguard the historic identity and memories embedded in urban districts while...

Author(s)
Zhang YanShuo
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Heritage & Society, 2018, 11, 2, pp 79-104
Abstract

Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, is a tourist destination known best for its ethnicity and was one of the main tourist destinations in Indonesia during the 1990s. Since 2011, the government has again designated Toraja a priority strategic tourism area in its national tourism development plan....

Author(s)
Kausar, D. R. K.; Gunawan, M. P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2018, 13, 6, pp 550-561
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
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
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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
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
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
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

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