Cultural Tourism and Intangible Heritage: A Critical Appraisal and Policy Guidelines

Duurzaamheid Toerisme UNESCO

The relationship between tangible heritage and tourism is a delicate issue due to the commercial excrescences of tourism which often endanger the preservation of historical sites or  buildings. This is even more so with the relationship between intangible heritage and tourism, as traditions and social practices are extremely vulnerable because of their immaterial nature. Hence, the key question is: How can sustainable forms of tourism be developed in order to respect the integrity of the intangible heritage?


November 2020

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