World Heritage Sites: Tourism, Local Communities and Conservation Activities (Hardcover)

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World Heritage Sites: Tourism, Local Communities and Conservation Activities (Hardcover)

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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.
Product Details ISBN: 9781786392688
ISBN-10: 1786392682
Publisher: Cabi
Publication Date: January 15th, 2019
Pages: 192
Language: English