How can sustainable cultural tourism be achieved with the issue of cultural commodification.

by A. Cynthia Awuni

Publisher: Oxford Brookes University in Oxford

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Thesis (M.Sc.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 2003.

ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Planning.
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TOURISM AND CULTURAL CHANGE Series Editors: Professor Mike Robinson, Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change, Sheffield Hallam University, UK and Dr Alison Phipps, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK Understanding tourism’s relationships with culture(s) and vice versa, is of ever-increasing significance in a globalising world. (). Community-based cultural tourism: issues, threats and opportunities. Journal of Sustainable Tourism: Vol. 20, 20th Anniversary Issue, pp.   The negative impacts of tourism on culture: Due to the heavy traffic in the region, the infrastructure may not be able to cope up the increased rush thus leading to overcrowding, poor sanitation which may further lead to diseases bot to the tour.   Heritage tourism has become an increasingly significant component of the global tourism industry, particularly in countries striving to diversify away from sea, sand and sun. This growth has had profound influences on the presentation and representation of both tangible and intangible heritage within tourism context. The concept of heritage continues to evolve with its fast-changing .

Sustainable tourism can make a direct contribution to marine conservation by managing and directing visitor use in sensitive areas; encouraging low impact activities; and educating visitors about the significant cultural and natural resources of the area. Sustainable tourism is also characterized by socio-cultural respect. In other words, Bob shouldn't go over to Zerma and feel like he's the king or owed something because he's from America. The themes are Visitor Experiences, Who manages Indigenous Cultural Tourism Product, Events and Artifacts, Conceptualisation and Aspiration. In a short final section the silences are noted – each silence representing a potential challenge for future research to build upon the notions and lessons reported in the book. An example of this type of cultural commodification can be described through viewing the perspective of Hawaiian cultural change since the s. A Hawaiian Luau, which was once a traditional performance reserved for community members and local people, but through the rise of tourism, this tradition has lost part of its cultural meaning and is.

tourism, religious tourism, ecotourism, sustainable tourism, and educational tourism. Cultural heritage tourism is one of the fastest growing specialty markets in the industry today. Tourism by the Numbers • Tourism is directly responsible for 5% of the world’s GDP. • The tourist sector employs 1 out of every 12 people around the. Cultural tourism is one of the oldest forms of travel. It still continues to be a mainstay of the tourism industry in most parts of the world. This course mainly focuses on Cultural Heritage Tourism which is a branch of cultural tourism oriented towards the cultural heritage of the location where tourism . our special natural and cultural places in order to enhance tourism product development and the management of places in the long term. Achieving sustainable tourism requires motivation, determination and a systematic approach. Steps offers a tool or . (Wallerstein, ). ever, the selling of “cultural products” to fuel the tourism market may create problems in the rela-Tourism and Culture’s Commodification tionships between host and guests (Duggan, ; Richards, b; Shepherd, ) or they might Both high and low culture can be motivators induce communities to economically depend on.

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The idea that sustainable cultural tourism can only cover the offbeat or most expensive attractions of a destination is wrong but, somehow, I’ve heard this misconception a couple of times before.

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Extant literature in sustainable tourism leans towards subjective and qualitative description in explaining the dynamic nature of. The issue of the role of culture in a sustainable built environment is becoming more important due to the growing impact of the built environment in achieving society’s sustainable development.

Cultural attractions play an important role in tourism at all levels, and attract huge numbers of tourists interested in heritage and the arts. Cultural Heritage Tourism has positive economic and social impacts but can also have negative impacts on communities and regions.

This book draws together and links ideas of tourism from sustainable marketing perspectives and embeds it within a Reviews: 1. Understanding current issues related to tourism development planning. Understanding the socio-cultural, environmental and economic impacts of tourism in developing countries and emerging destinations.

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In this piece, our focus will be on how cultural tourism has evolved and if it is really possible to push sustainable development along with tourism. Sustainable cultural tourism can only occur when the two sides form a true partnership based on understanding and appreciation of each other's merits.

The authors--one, a tourism specialist, the other, a cultural heritage management expert--present a model for a working partnership with mutual benefits, integrating management theory and. Planning a sustainable future for tourism, heritage and the environment a tool to use when managing and developing regions, places and tourism products About this publication Welcome to Steps to Sustainable Tourism.

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The goal of that act was to “Enhance and integrate native tourism, empower native communities, and expand unique cultural tourism opportunities in the United States.” “There are the issues of nativeness and tourism,” I wrote in the Sept.

15 MauiTime article “ The Case Against The NATIVE Act.” “Interesting that it is titled Sec. The aesthetic vibes that mold casts a society is perhaps the most important component of cultural of the charm is lost with the tourist facing a shocking reality that in his dream destination what culture means is just a few splendid pieces of artwork set amid a bland mass of local inhabitants whose character is as uninteresting and dim witted as the lack of appreciation and.

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This. The interest in cultural tourism by the Nigeria’s government started way back in the s with the Obasanjo’s regime in establishing the Nigeria Cultural tourism Board (NTB) now Nigeria Cultural tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) via Decree No.

54 of reviewed to Decree No. 86 of and giving it a ‘preferred sector. • While ecotourism and sustainable tourism are recognized as an important, growing tourism segment, primary research to –Social and economic issues –Community and cultural heritage issues –Environmental Issues One global standard.

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Therefore, it is necessary to manage tourism in Amphawa community in a sustainable way to avoid destroying the various values of its natural and cultural best method to safeguard integrity and fabric and to keep Amphawa life style which is a unique community can be achieved by sustainable tourism management.