Tourism and Cultural Heritage Preservation

5 Pages Posted: 6 May 2009 Last revised: 12 May 2009

Date Written: May 4, 2009


The present essay tries to highlight how tourism is a tool to preserve cultural heritage. This will be done pointing out the contribution of tourism in three different areas: designing sustainable touristic policies, creating economic benefits to communities and developing virtual traveler communities.

Keywords: Tourism, cultural heritage, preservation

JEL Classification: L83, Z10

Suggested Citation

Duncan, Ericka Maria, Tourism and Cultural Heritage Preservation (May 4, 2009). Available at SSRN: or

Ericka Maria Duncan (Contact Author)

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