Author(s): World Travel & Tourism Council
Date of Publication: March 1, 2017

This report from the World Travel & Tourism Council looks at the impact of envirnonmental and sustainability issues on the future of global tourism.

Date of Publication: July 29, 2010

This exploratory paper examines the role of food tourism in developing and sustaining regional identities within the context of rural regeneration, agricultural diversification and the creation of closer relationships between production and consumption in the countryside.

Author(s): Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Date of Publication: January 1, 2009

This book provides an analysis of the relationship between tourism, culture and the attractiveness and competitiveness of destinations. It reviews national or regional experiences and practices of destinations where cultural resources are driving overall attractiveness. It also examines the development of tourism production and distribution processes in relation to cultural resources, identifying the key factors and policy interventions which can maximise the attractiveness of destinations as places to visit, live and invest in.

Date of Publication: January 1, 2014

This guide represents Partners for Livable Communities culmination of the experience and knowledge on an issue that has such a great potential for community development. The report demonstrates how cultural heritage is not just something to preserve for future generations, but is in fact an asset that can be leveraged to bring real economic benefits to the community.

Author(s): Cohen, Randy
Date of Publication: September 2018

Americans are highly engaged in the arts and believe more strongly than ever that the arts promote personal well-being, help us understand other cultures in our community, are essential to a well-rounded K-12 education, and that government has an important role in funding the arts.

Author(s): János Csapó
Date of Publication: April 2012

The main aim of this chapter is to thoroughly present the role and positions of cultural tourism, as one of modern tourism industry’s most dynamically developing branch, in today’s global tourism market both from the theoretical and the practical point of view.

Author(s): Seyed Sina Mousavi, Naciye Doratli, Seyed Nima Mousavi, and Fereshte Moradiahari
Date of Publication: 2016

Tourism has a vital role in development of different destinations all around the world. Accordingly, culture is assumed as one of the primary beneficiaries and is regarded as a key asset in tourism development by promoting both tangible (i.e. cultural attractions, like museums and heritage centers, natural assets like beach, sun and mountain) and intangible (i.e. promoting gastronomy cultural events and festivals and selling “atmosphere”) elements. However, the diversity of known definitions and a complex relationship between culture and tourism underlines the problem of

Author(s): Arts NSW
Date of Publication: 2016

The Cultural Tourism Toolkit is designed to assist small regional communities to enhance, profile and package their cultural offering. It has the dual aim of encouraging the growth of regional arts and culture and making them a vital part of the visitor experience.

Author(s): Mike Robinson and David Picard
Date of Publication: 2006

We can safely say today that, thanks to the boom in tourism in recent decades, never before in the history of humanity have the inhabitants of this planet travelled as much, or been as much engaged in the discovery of other cultures. So, what are we, as interna-tional organizations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), politicians, policy makers, practitioners and as ordinary citizens and tourists, doing with this tremendous opportunity to advance understanding among the inhabitants of the planet through encounters with others and their cultural and artistic expressions, monumental

Author(s): European Cultural Tourism Network
Date of Publication: November 2016

The purpose of this Charter is to bring together in a single, comprehensive and integrated document the main principles, features, findings, conclusions and recommendations on good practices regarding ‘Culture & Heritage Added-value to Regional policies for Tourism Sustainability’ (CHARTS).