HU-BTU Third International Conference on Heritage Conservation and Site Management

"Sustainable Tourism Management for Cultural Heritage"

Cairo, 8-11 December 2015


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Final Full Paper Submission Deadline 31 March 2016 to

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Conference Themes

The conference focuses on three main tracks with several sub-themes:

Theme 1: Cultural Tourism and Economic Development

  • Current Trends in (Cultural) Tourism: Networks Among Producers, Networks for Consumers, Changing Value Chains, New Market Niches, Green Tourism, etc.

  • Linking Culture and Tourism in National Policy Contexts

  • Benefits of Cultural Tourism for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

  • Public-Private Partnerships in Cultural Tourism

  • Voluntary Certification through Sustainability Standards in Cultural Tourism

  • Heritage Management and Digital Age.

  • Heritage Marketing: Communication Between the Local and Global Sphere


Theme 2: Cultural Resources Management in the Context of Tourism

  • Adaptive Reuse of Tangible and Intangible Heritage Assets in Tourism Development

  • Tourism Impacts on Cultural Resources and Mitigation Strategies

  • Heritage Management and National Tourism Development Strategies

  • Utilizing Heritage Sites for Tourist Services (e.g. Accommodation, Catering, Events)

  • Site Design as A necessity for Interpretation and Accessibility

  • Funding Models for Cultural Heritage Through Revenue Distribution

  • Enhancing Touristsí Visitor Experience in Heritage Sites.


Theme 3: The Role of Civic Society and Local Communities in Cultural Tourism

  • Collaboration with NPOs and NGOs in Developing Cultural Tourism

  • Heritage Awareness Among Local Communities

  • Social Impacts of Cultural Tourism

  • Local Communities and Cultural Tourism





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