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Sustainable Archaeological Tourism Through Standards for Good Practice

  • Cynthia Dunning Thierstein
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Abstract

Archaeological heritage tourism may be considered as a specific facet of public archaeology, while it refers to a certain number of international charters and conventions. There is probably no single way to manage a touristic project in relationship with an archaeological site, but defining standards of good practice may help with the implementation. Effective and sustainable archaeological tourism is based on several principles, including training and research, preservation and protection, quality and authenticity and interpretation and cooperation between all partners.

Keywords

Sustainable archaeological heritage tourism Standards Management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ArchaeoConceptBiel/BienneSwitzerland

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