CULTURAL HERITAGE TOURISM IN THE NEWS.... CURRENT NEWS
SEPTEMBER 1 - 30, 2010
County awards cultural tourism grants
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Funding totaling nearly $350,000 for cultural tourism grants for fiscal year 2011.
Tourism workshops planned for next week
The Northern Colorado Cultural Tourism Alliance will host two workshops to gather suggestions for the Weld County portion of a Northern Colorado Cultural Tourism Plan.
Georgia hopes to turn blue and gray into green
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Georgia is gearing up for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, expecting it to be the most significant heritage tourism opportunity in coming years.
Cultural tourism workshops set for Northern Colorado
Northern Colorado Business Report
El Paso Museum of History Receives Preserve America Grant
Dallas Art News
The Museum has received a $21,000 grant from the Department of Interior, National Park Service through the Preserve America grant program for Re-Encuentro: Seeing El Paso through New Eyes.
Georgia Preps For Civil War 150th
“People who travel for history tourism, or what they sometimes call heritage tourism, tend to stay longer, spend more money than your quote unquote average tourist."
Taunton gets tips on how to be more of a tourism magnet
Wicked Local Berkley
Amy Jordan Webb, director of the Heritage Tourism Program, explained the concept of cultural heritage tourism.
The day-long "cemetery cleanup" was a special preservation effort by the Cultural and Heritage Tourism Office of the Pennsylvania Bureau of Tourism.
Abraham Lincoln group looking to spend $10M
A group member states they have seen that heritage tourism is good for economic development and it helps raise awareness for the need to preserve historic buildings.
County may join heritage corridor
St. Augustine Record
St. Johns County is a step away from joining the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor.
Cultural heritage tourism is a great "notion" for Eugene area
One of the most popular marketing draws for Travel Lane County -- the local tourism bureau -- is something dubbed "curtural heritage tourism."
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