Interpretation is the key to bringing culture and heritage ‘to life’ for the visitor.
The Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre has a large body of research into the development of cultural and heritage tourism, summarised in the Culture and Heritage Tourism Snapshot: Understanding the Issues and Success Factors, as well as specific information in the ‘Parks and Culture’ section of the portal. A landmark report in this sector, developed in conjunction with the Australian Heritage Council, provides a guide to the development of successful cultural and heritage tourism facilities and attractions, identifying the key considerations for planning, developing, managing and marketing these tourism products - Successful Tourism at Heritage Places.
Heritage managers are increasingly expected to use tourism as a source of revenue to maintain heritage properties. Many of these individuals and organisations have little or no skills in business/tourism planning or financial management. This report outlines approaches that can ...
The research project conducted fieldwork in a number of case studies in metropolitan and regional and rural areas of New South Wales and Victoria in order to investigate and explore the intersection between traditional and new cultural landscape precincts and ...
This document profiles key Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre (STCRC) research in the field of cultural and heritage tourism, an important and growing component of the Australian tourism landscape. It has been developed with both industry and custodians of cultural ...
The objective of this report is to provide a framework for the sustainable development of the travel and tourism industry in the APEC region, through public/private partnerships, and to deliver a sustainability strategy for tourism destinations.
The report comprises four parts, beginning with the background to the study, and the literature underpinning its focus and methods. The second part provides a detailed description of the research methods including data sources, sampling, primary data collection methods and ...
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