HE<br />CULTURAL<br />I<br />TAGE  <br />OURISM<br />Heidi van der Watt<br />EDGE Tourism Solutions<br />
THANK YOU - DANKIE - ENKOSI<br />
Which is more appropriate? <br />As destination managers and marketers:<br />we decide for citizens which stories should b...
PEOPLE FIRST<br />“Tourism linking cultures”<br />
.. is accessible for people with disabilities, and respects everyone’s culture<br />.. takes care of our unique and fragil...
1. Know our visitors<br />
2. Invest creatively in experiences<br />
3. Communicate with impact<br />Diverse audiences<br />Across generations<br />
Hong Kong website screen shot<br />
4. Back up with resources<br />
Cultural heritage tourism and climate change …<br />Image: www.climateconscious.net<br />
+ 5<br />5<br />+ 4<br />4<br />+ 3<br />3<br />+ 2<br />2<br />+ 1<br />1<br />
How will we respond?<br /> MITIGATE & ADAPT<br />OR<br />……..<br />
THANK YOU<br />DANKIE<br />ENKOSI<br />
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Cultural Heritage Tourism and Climate Change

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Presented by Heidi van der Watt at the Responsible Tourism Reporting Pilot launch event 29 September 2011 in Cape Town.

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  1. 1. HE<br />CULTURAL<br />I<br />TAGE <br />OURISM<br />Heidi van der Watt<br />EDGE Tourism Solutions<br />
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  17. 17. THANK YOU - DANKIE - ENKOSI<br />
  18. 18. Which is more appropriate? <br />As destination managers and marketers:<br />we decide for citizens which stories should be told (and therefore, which ones are not told)?<br />we decide for visitors which stories they should listen to?<br /> OR<br />We broker opportunities for citizens to tell their multiple stories so that visitors can construct experiences that fit their interests<br />
  19. 19. PEOPLE FIRST<br />“Tourism linking cultures”<br />
  20. 20. .. is accessible for people with disabilities, and respects everyone’s culture<br />.. takes care of our unique and fragile natural and cultural environment<br />.. has tourists interacting with Capetonians, <br />visiting our favourite local places, and <br />learning more about who we are, what makes us special and what concerns us.<br />… does no harm to our children, women or communities<br />RESPONSIBLE TOURISM<br />..sees Capetonians earning an income for their families, as owners of tourism business, workers in tourism companies, or selling products and services to the tourism industry<br />.. offers every Capetonian a fair opportunity to be part of the tourism industry<br />.. provides Capetonians with a say in how tourism affects their lives and opportunities<br />
  21. 21. 1. Know our visitors<br />
  22. 22. 2. Invest creatively in experiences<br />
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  26. 26. 3. Communicate with impact<br />Diverse audiences<br />Across generations<br />
  27. 27. Hong Kong website screen shot<br />
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  29. 29. 4. Back up with resources<br />
  30. 30. Cultural heritage tourism and climate change …<br />Image: www.climateconscious.net<br />
  31. 31. + 5<br />5<br />+ 4<br />4<br />+ 3<br />3<br />+ 2<br />2<br />+ 1<br />1<br />
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  36. 36. How will we respond?<br /> MITIGATE & ADAPT<br />OR<br />……..<br />
  37. 37. THANK YOU<br />DANKIE<br />ENKOSI<br />

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