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By bob Mckercher, hilary du cros

ISBN-10: 0789011069

ISBN-13: 9780789011060

Research cultural tourism matters from each side of the industry!

Unique in idea and content material, Cultural Tourism: The Partnership among Tourism and Cultural background administration examines the connection among the sectors that characterize contrary aspects of the cultural tourism coin. whereas tourism execs verify cultural resources for his or her revenue strength, cultural background execs pass judgement on an analogous resources for his or her intrinsic worth. Sustainable cultural tourism can in simple terms take place whilst the 2 aspects shape a real partnership in line with figuring out and appreciation of every other's benefits. The authors--one, a tourism professional, the opposite, a cultural historical past administration expert--present a version for a operating partnership with mutual merits, integrating administration idea and perform from either disciplines.

Cultural Tourism is the 1st ebook to mix the several views of tourism administration and cultural background administration. It examines the position of exact (physical facts of tradition) and intangible (continuing cultural practices, wisdom, and residing stories) history, describes the diversities among cultural tourism items and cultural historical past resources, and develops a couple of conceptual types, together with a category process for cultural travelers, signs of tourism capability at cultural and historical past resources, and review standards for cultural and historical past resources with tourism power.

Cultural Tourism examines the 5 major constituent components inquisitive about cultural tourism:

  • cultural and history resources in tourism websites corresponding to the Royal Palace in Bangkok, the cook dinner Islands, and Alcatraz legal in San Francisco.
  • tourism--what it really is, the way it works, and what makes it successful
  • 5 varieties of cultural travelers
  • intake of goods, worth including, and commodification
  • integrating the 1st 4 parts to meet the vacationer, meet the desires of the tourism undefined, and preserve the intrinsic price of the asset

Though tourism and cultural history administration execs have mutual pursuits within the administration, conservation, and presentation of cultural and historical past resources, the 2 sectors function on parallel planes, holding an uneasy partnership with strangely little discussion. Cultural Tourism offers execs and scholars in every one box with a greater knowing in their personal roles within the partnership, bridging the distance through sound making plans, administration, and advertising to supply most suitable, long-lasting cultural tourism products.

Now translated into simplified chinese language.

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1. The Presidio, San Francisco, California Cultural heritage management values assets because of social good derived from conserving heritage rather than for their use value. Thus, assets on which it is hard to place an economic value, such as archaeological remains associated with Civil War-era houses at the Presidio in San Francisco, have value in their own right. Such remains are particularly important to research pertaining to the Civil War period and to complement what is known from historical records, diaries, gravestones, and other sources of information.

The following three chapters introduce the reader to SOine of the core concepts and applications of cultural heritage management. 1. Chapters 5 and 6 look, respectively, at issues related to the managenlent and presentation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage. CORE CONCEPTS In all jurisdictions, cultural heritage managelnent is the more widely recognized ternl, except in the United States, where cultural resource lnanagement is in comnl0n usage (Pearson and Sullivan 1995; Macintosh 1999).

0\ Mild Annoyance Nascent Conflict L'ttl I e or no contact Somedialogue, but little cooperation or recognition of need to cooperate Its use, but still largely sepa- O~t of sight. out of rate and inde- mind pendent. -----------------------------------------------~ True partnership Realization of for the mutual common needs benefit at both and interests sectors ,. 2. stainable Cultural TourisTH 17 cooperation/conflict continuulTI from full partnerships to open conflict. Partnerships are unlikely to evolve spontaneously; instead, they usually require intervention from a dOlninant managelnent agency, while conflict is lnost likely to occur in a lnanagement vacuum.

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