CULTURAL HERITAGE TOURISM IN THE NEWS.... CURRENT NEWS
DECEMBER 1 - 31, 2010
Group works to build interest in Lincoln, IL
People gathered at brainstorming sessions for ways to build interest in the story of Abraham Lincoln in Central Illinois and to stimulate related tourism.
Heritage Park gets substantial pledge
Henderson Heritage and Tourism’s fundraising campaign got a jump start this week when it received a $50,000 pledge.
Whistler Film Festival looking for a lift, but it's an uphill battle
Globe and Mail
“I see cultural tourism as hugely important,” says John Rae, manager of strategic alliances for the resort municipality of Whistler.
Museum to tell of Chief Ross History
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
The museum will become part of the Cherokee Nation’s larger network of cultural tourism.
World Acadian Congress effort on Web
Lewiston Sun Journal
Amy Webb, director of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Heritage Tourism Program, said the agency wanted to highlight "real-life stories"
NewBlackMan: Zora Neale Hurston An Economic Boon to Her Hometown
Interestingly, less than 10 miles north of Disney World is another important American cultural tourism attraction.
Remodel Auction Closes Acquisition Of Scenic Railroad And Land Assets For ...
Chickasaw Nation hosts Bricktown exhibit
Ada Evening News
A highlight for cultural tourism is the new Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, Okla.
Culture & Tourism grants to benefit Norwalk historic restoration
Malloy, state's tourism chief have similar marketing budget in mind
Little wants to chair tourism committee
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Freeport-McMoRan doles out $300,000 in grants
Green Valley News
The Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation has announced $300,000 in grants to seven local agencies intended to address such issues as: ...
help in creating a regional heritage tourism guide.
Two more Natchez sites are slated to receive markers in 2011
Both state and local tourism departments are looking to carve a deeper niche in their musical culture to pull in tourists from all over the world by promoting the Mississippi Blues Trail.
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