CULTURES AND IDENTITIES  IN TOURISM  THE ROLE OF UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES  Dr. Giorgio ANDRIAN UNESCO Venice Office (BR...
 
 
 
 
 
TOURISM IS ABOUT.. ...GETTING KNOWN EACH OTHER
 
TOURISM IS ABOUT.. ...FACING STEREOTYPES
 
 
TOURISM IS ABOUT.. ...FOSTERING LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
structures: 191 beds: 11208
structures: 202 beds: 11615
structures: 274  beds: 12379
structures: 331  beds: 12974
structures: 416 beds: 14217
structures: 502  beds: 15322
structures: 632 beds: 16149
structures: 834  beds: 17216
structures: 1048  beds: 19145
structures: 1516  beds: 22935
LOCAL POPULATION DYNAMICS
 
 
TOURISM IS ABOUT.. ...BIG BUSINESS
 
 
WHICH DIRECTION TO TAKE?
 
 
 
THE ‘MEDALS’
 
 
 
890 site in  186 States Parties  (UNESCO,Sept. 09) 699  cultural   176  natural   and 25  mixed   properties
A GROWING TREND
Source: The World Heritage Center (2007); AFR: Africa, APA: Asia and the Pacific, ARB: Tha Arab States, EUR: Europe and No...
 
 
 
 
 
TOURISM IS ABOUT.. ... IMAGINES WHICH TRAVELS AROUND WITH US
 
MISTERIOUS VENICE VENICE IN PERIL
CAN THE  ‘CULTURE OF TOURISM’ BE ‘TRAINED’?
 
THE UNESCO SITE-BASED  CAPACITY BUILDING ACTIVITIES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GRAZIE !
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  • Identities and cultures in tourism: the role of UNESCO World Heritage sites

    1. 1. CULTURES AND IDENTITIES IN TOURISM THE ROLE OF UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES Dr. Giorgio ANDRIAN UNESCO Venice Office (BRESCE)
    2. 7. TOURISM IS ABOUT.. ...GETTING KNOWN EACH OTHER
    3. 9. TOURISM IS ABOUT.. ...FACING STEREOTYPES
    4. 12. TOURISM IS ABOUT.. ...FOSTERING LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
    5. 13. structures: 191 beds: 11208
    6. 14. structures: 202 beds: 11615
    7. 15. structures: 274 beds: 12379
    8. 16. structures: 331 beds: 12974
    9. 17. structures: 416 beds: 14217
    10. 18. structures: 502 beds: 15322
    11. 19. structures: 632 beds: 16149
    12. 20. structures: 834 beds: 17216
    13. 21. structures: 1048 beds: 19145
    14. 22. structures: 1516 beds: 22935
    15. 23. LOCAL POPULATION DYNAMICS
    16. 26. TOURISM IS ABOUT.. ...BIG BUSINESS
    17. 29. WHICH DIRECTION TO TAKE?
    18. 33. THE ‘MEDALS’
    19. 37. 890 site in 186 States Parties (UNESCO,Sept. 09) 699 cultural 176 natural and 25 mixed properties
    20. 38. A GROWING TREND
    21. 39. Source: The World Heritage Center (2007); AFR: Africa, APA: Asia and the Pacific, ARB: Tha Arab States, EUR: Europe and North America, LAC: Latin America and the Caribbean
    22. 45. TOURISM IS ABOUT.. ... IMAGINES WHICH TRAVELS AROUND WITH US
    23. 47. MISTERIOUS VENICE VENICE IN PERIL
    24. 48. CAN THE ‘CULTURE OF TOURISM’ BE ‘TRAINED’?
    25. 50. THE UNESCO SITE-BASED CAPACITY BUILDING ACTIVITIES
    26. 58. GRAZIE !

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