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World Heritage Site

 World Heritage Sites: Hyde Park Barracks 1. Background What is a World Heritage Site? A world heritage Site is a natural man-made site, area or structure that has been recognized as being of outstanding international importance and therefore as deserving special protection. Sites are nominated to and designated by the World Heritage Convention (an organization of UNESCO). Who makes the decision to give a site World Heritage Status? World Heritage sites can only be nominated by the national...

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Legacy: Philippine World Heritage Site

“Legacy: Philippine World Heritage Site” is a documentary film narrated by Mr. Augusto F. Villalon, a Filipino architect. The documentary film chronicles about his trips to the different Philippine world heritage sites as declared by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization). The world holds so many wonders, from the natural landscapes to the remarkable structures built by man; nature and man working together. These wonders showcase marvels of nature and brilliance...

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The Effect of World Heritage Site Designation on Sustainability of Tourism in Bath

1. Introduction The city of Bath has become a World Heritage Site (WHS) since 1987, identified as “a place of outstanding universal value for its architecture, town-planning, landscape, archaeological remains and its role as a setting for social history”, which is a unique WHS in Britain covering the whole city scale instead of only historic core part (UNESCO, 2009). Following the inscription of Bath from UNESCO (2009), which is “astonishingly, undertaken with no boundary”, WHS designation became...

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Heritage Tourism

development of cultural heritage tourism is significantly successful. The culture of Macau is not merely gaming but the East-West cultural pluralism. Its successfulness in preserving the cultural heritage can be clearly shown when Macao’s Heritage (“The Historic Centre of Macao”) has features on World Heritage List in 2005. This highly facilitated the development of Macau’s Cultural Heritage Tourism. In this report, the development and management of Macau’s cultural heritage tourism will be examined...

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What Is Heritage

What is heritage? Introduction My attention in this essay is going to explain what is heritage. There was a survey done in 2010 in Australia, the question was asked to people whom responsible for this survey “what first come to mind when you think ‘heritage’”. The survey was the responses of two thousands of people, and the overwhelming majority of the answers are Old, Buildings and History. As a result, can we say that traditional view still dominate, in most of people’s thoughts, basically...

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heritage and tourism relationshp

Background of the Study Heritage Tourism is traveling to experience the places and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past and present. It includes historic, cultural and natural attractions. (Heritage Tourism & Economic Development) Its activities and services which provide international and domestic visitors with the opportunity to experience understand and enjoy the special values of a region’s heritage, are sometimes referred to as heritage tourism. (Lorton Consulting)...

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Heritage Essay

Street Heritage plays an important role in self-identity, and hence the heritage of a country defines it. As a people we learn and improve through our past experiences and our history. This is especially relevant in a country like South Africa; having such an eventful and colourful past, it is essential we recognise all places, buildings, roads and dates that played a role in shaping our country today. Whereas the history of a given article is the cold, hard happenings of the past, heritage is what...

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Cultural Heritage and Its Development

Cultural heritage: Its relevance in the social development. Cultural heritage is the total of contributions by a community that are held to be legacy which is inherited by the past for the benefit of their future. This includes literature, buildings, monuments, artifacts and others. As what Edward Burnett Tylor (1871) said: “Culture is that complex whole which include knowledge, belief, arts, moral, law, custom and other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society.” Cultural...

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Heritage Tourism

14/11/2011 HERITAGE TOURISM & MUSEUM MANAGEMENT LESSON 2: TOURISM, HERITAGE & HERITAGE TOURISM (1st PART) Dr Christina Bonarou bonarou@gmail.com Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece Department of Tourism Management Definitions of tourism 2 All travel is not tourism.  “Tourism comprises the activities of persons travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes...

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Natural Heritage of Singapore

2% of our land area being developed (Tan, 2006), exhausting much of our natural heritage in the process. Due to the limited amount of land, our natural heritage is insufficient to provide us with much economical goods; we are thus very dependent on imported food and material from other countries (Tan et al., 2007). Even though these goods and services can be easily enjoyed from nearby countries, our natural heritage is endowed with unique characteristics which provide us with a plethora of services...

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