World Heritage Sites
Tourism, Local Communities and Conservation Activities
Heritage is a growing area of both tourism and study, with World Heritage Site (WHS) designations increasing year on year. This book reviews the important interrelations between the industry, local communities and conservation work, bringing together the various opportunities and challenges for a destination. Proper heritage management and conservation activities are always vital.
Reviewing new areas of development, such as Historic Urban Landscapes, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Memory of the World and Global Geoparks, it Includes global case studies to relate theory into practice and covers a worldwide industry of over 1,000 cultural and natural heritage sites.
An important read for academics, researchers and students of heritage studies, cultural studies and tourism, this book is also a useful resource for professionals working in conservation, cultural and natural heritage management.
1. World Heritage Sites – An Introduction
2. Heritage Management and Conservation Activities
3. Tourism Development at World Heritage Sites
4. Tourism Marketing at World Heritage Sites
5. Local Communities in/around World Heritage Sites
6. Economic Impacts of World Heritage Site Designation on Local Communities
7. Socio-cultural Impacts of World Heritage Site Designation on Local Communities
8. Environmental Impacts of World Heritage Site Designation on Local Communities
9. Contemporary Developments in and around World Heritage Sites and their Implications