From Overtourism to Ghost Towns: The Big Questions For Cities That Need Big Answers
For many cities worldwide, the last few weeks and months have been extra-ordinary in so many ways, that managing them under lockdown restrictions must have felt like corporate crisis management at its best/worst, depending on perspective. There is one important difference, though. With the COVID-19…
Managing Cultural Heritage And Tourist Experience in the Age of Overtourism
If you’re interested in tourism and world heritage cities, 11-12 March 2020 is probably the date when you might want to be in Kraków, Poland. During those two days a long-awaited conference entitled HISTORICAL CITIES IN SEARCH OF A PREMIUM TOURIST will take place at…
One City and Millions of Photos…All Year Long.
The Meme Culture Do you like memes? I’m quite sure you’ve smiled, maybe even laughed uncontrollably, seeing one or two that matched your particular vein of humour. Have you come across the one with Neil Armstrong and a young woman (two separate photos juxtaposed) in front of…
What is Cultural Heritage…to You?
If you ask a random group of people about their understanding of the phrase „cultural heritage”, chances are they will come back to you with a wild variety of „definitions” and responses. Their answers will largely depend on the level of interest in the matter,…
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The World’s Cultural Heritage and Tourism: new perspectives, challenges, views and opinions, ahead of the 2019 OWHC Congress in Kraków (2-5 June 2019)Curated by the host city of Kraków: #owhckrakow2019
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