Make the most of your opportunities for cultural heritage
tourism by following the National Trust for Historic Preservation's five basic principles. Follow these
principles and you’ll avoid many difficulties
that could otherwise arise when culture, heritage and tourism
Much more can be accomplished by working together than by working
alone. Successful cultural heritage tourism programs bring together
partners who may not have
worked together in the past. read more...
Balancing the needs of residents and visitors is important
to ensure that cultural heritage tourism benefits everyone.
It is important to understand the kind and amount of tourism
that your community can handle.
Competition for time is fierce. To attract visitors, you must
be sure that the destination is worth the drive.
Quality is an essential ingredient for all cultural heritage
tourism, and authenticity is critical whenever heritage or
history is involved. read more...
A community’s cultural, historic,
and natural resources are valuable an often irreplaceable. read more...
How were these principles developed?
How have these principles worked for others?
National Trust for Historic Preservation ®