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Purpose: This paper aims to provide empirical insights about the economic benefits as well as the useful strategies to preserve and conserve heritage sites in Southeast Asia. The benefits of heritage tourism include high tourist arrivals and receipts, the multiplier effects within the industry and...

Author(s)
Chong KarYee; Ann Selvaranee Balasingam
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 2, pp 268-279
Abstract

Heritage tourism has always been considered an important part of Bulgarian tourism portfolio and a significant regional development driver. It is officially set as a priority in a number of strategic documents at a national, regional and local level. Substantial financial resources for heritage...

Author(s)
Marinov, V.; Assenova, M.; Dogramadjieva, E.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2017, 8, 7, pp 178-197
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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

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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Alaska has become a popular destination for travellers to experience wilderness and possibly some of the last US places representing the western frontier. The foundation of Alaska's heritage is the great outdoors including wilderness and frontier experiences, rugged landscapes, and a plethora of...

Author(s)
Vogt, C. A.; Kah, A.; Huh, C.; Leonard, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 9, 3, pp 239-254
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This book examines the relationship between culture, heritage, conservation and tourism development in historic towns and urban centres by analysing: the in-depth characteristics of historic urban environment, life and local distinctiveness; the influence of tourism on urban conservation; the...

Author(s)
Orbascedilla˜lı, A.
Publisher
E & F N Spon Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourists in historic towns: urban conservation and heritage management, 2000, pp ix + 210 pp.

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