Cultural Tourism and Local Communities
World Tourism Organization, 2006 - Business & Economics - 153 pages
This report summarises the proceedings of an international conference, held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in February 2006, which considered key issues relating to the promotion of sustainable cultural tourism projects which benefit local communities. The contributions explore the role which cultural tourism can play in the socio-economic development of local communities and in furthering poverty reduction strategies, as well as discussing the need for involvement of local communities in planning and management processes.
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REPORT OBJECTIVES AND ORGANIZATION
CHALLENGES FOR CULTURAL TOURISM AND LOCAL
LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
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