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Heritage tourism in Ethiopia

Mengistu Gobezie.

Heritage tourism in Ethiopia

by Mengistu Gobezie.

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Published by Mengistu Gobezie in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English


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Statementby Mengistu Gobezie.
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23921907M
LC Control Number2009349874

Cultural heritage tourism (or just heritage tourism or diaspora tourism) is a branch of tourism oriented towards the cultural heritage of the location where tourism is occurring.. The National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States defines heritage tourism as "traveling to experience the places, artifacts and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the. There is a vast scope of heritage tourism in Ethiopia (Karbo, ). The government should encourage local community and private enterprises to promote heritage tourism in important areas (Siraj et al., ). For developing heritage tourism in such areas, there is a.

Ethiopia Tourism: Tripadvisor reviews of Ethiopia Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Ethiopia resource. International Cultural Tourism: management, implications and cases provides a comprehensive exploration of the management, operations and marketing of cultural tourism attractions and resources in a global context. Topics explored include: * For the first time, an evaluation of the use and transformational impact of global media and new ICT in the management and marketing of cultural tourism.

Developing Culinary Tourism: The Role of Food as a Cultural Heritage in Kenya Roselyne N. Okech. Associate Professor, Tourism Studies Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada. Email: [email protected] _____ Abstract Africa’s social life centers on food-good wholesome food. The sound of festive drums is all weFile Size: KB. Cultural Tourism Development Program has been created to assist with the development and support of new cultural tourism experiences within National Parks. This resource has been developed to provide potential cultural tourism operators with an understanding of the tourism industry and all the.


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Heritage tourism in Ethiopia by Mengistu Gobezie. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Heritage Tourism in Ethiopia Paperback – January 1, by Mengistu Gobezie (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" $ Author: Mengistu Gobezie. The interface between heritage and tourism is extremely complex.

In a tourism setting, heritage can be (mis)used in a variety of ways for a variety of purposes by a variety of stakeholders. This chapter critically analyzes some of the key issues at stake in the multifaceted relation between heritage and tourism.

'Cultural and Heritage Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa is a timely contribution that provides a detailed picture of political, cultural and economic dimensions of tourism development in the region.

This edited book addresses an important gap in the literature, with a multiscalar narrative from a wide range of heritage and cultural. Book Description. Heritage tourism has become an increasingly significant component of the global tourism industry, particularly in countries striving to diversify away from sea, sand and sun.

This growth has had profound influences on the presentation and representation of both tangible and intangible heritage within tourism context. & Southern Route - Ethiopia starting by assisting us organizing our tour, combining their knowledge of Ethiopia’s history and culture with our personal requests and interests.

“ Tariq helped us plan an interesting itinerary to see the memorable cultural sights in the north, and the Simien mountains and then fly to the south to visit some of the tribes, markets and wildlife. The general objective of the study was to examine the role of the historic route in Ethiopian tourism development.

Specific Objectives To assess the evolution of the historic route in tourism development plans of Ethiopia. To disclose the contribution of the historic route for the Ethiopian tourism File Size: KB.

Heritage Tourism provides a balanced view of both theoretical issues and applied subjects that managers must deal with on a daily basis. These concepts are illustrated throughout the text via examples and boxed case studies.

With the rapid growth of special interest travel during the past two decades, the demand for heritage tourism experiences has soared, and its economic and socio. Cultural Heritage Tourism • 5 INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL HERITAGE TOURISM TOURISM — A BIG AND GROwING BUSINESS Before delving into cultural heritage tourism, one must first understand how tourism in general can act as a driver for community revitalization.

Tourism is a huge business both in the United States and the world Size: 2MB. Modern tourism in Ethiopia can be said to have started with the formation of a government body to develop and control it in the Ethiopian Tourist Organization. The earliest analysis on the tourist flows and expenditures in Ethiopia was done by UNESCO ().

From the data coveringthe total number of tourists was very by: 10 rows  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World. UNESCO launches the re-erection project of the Aksum Obelisk Tuesday, 19 June Aksum obelisk arrives in Ethiopia Wednesday, 20 April International World Heritage Youth Forum: Living with Heritage: Temple, Environment and People (T.E.P.) JunJun Aksum Rediscovered NovDec entrance fees and other tourism related activities such as sale of site related materials for example, publications, postcards, casts and handcraft.

Furthermore, cultural heritage tourism can improve local economy through engagement in tour guide as well in tour operating activities. Nowadays, cultural heritage tourism inFile Size: 1MB.

CULTURAL AND HERITAGE TOURISM: A TOOL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Kumar Associate Professor-Hotel Management, IPHC, Mekelle University, (Ethiopia) Africa ABSTRACT The relationship between culture, heritage, the environment and tourism is very important.

It is the culture and heritage that separate the people of the world. Heritage Tourism in Ethiopia Addis Ababa Entoto St. Mary Museum: The Oldest Ethiopian Church MuseumAuthor: Zelalem Getnet. One of the main motivations of tourism is mankind’s inherent curiosity and desire to explore cultural identities across the world.

Natural and cultural heritage sites, including scenic landscapes and revitalized historic towns, are prized tourism assets that distinguish one destination from another.

The Ethiopia Cultural Heritage Project While evidence of Ethiopia’s culture and history is found in its ancient monuments, cities, and prehistoric sites, its living cultures are reflected in the work of architects, musicians, writers, artisans and crafts people.

Strong traditions have long contributed to Ethiopia’sFile Size: KB. the dynamic inter-relationships between tourism and culture(s).

Theoretical explorations, research-informed analyses, and detailed historical reviews from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are invited to consider such relationships. Other Books in the Series Irish Tourism: Image, Culture and Identity Michael Cronin and Barbara O’Connor (eds). Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Historical development of travel and tourism in Ethiopia in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. It is widely accepted that the cultural, heritage and historical tourism market segment will continue to grow for the foreseeable future.

This will be led by the ageing “baby boomer” generation (those born between and ). The growth this market exhibits means that destinations will develop their tourismFile Size: KB. Fortunately, it has nine Unesco world heritage sites – more than any other country in Africa (except Morocco, also with nine).

Among the best known man-made sites are the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, the remains of the ancient city of Aksum, the walled city. Heritage Tourism provides a balanced view of both theoretical issues and applied subjects that managers must deal with on a daily basis.

These concepts are illustrated throughout the text via examples and boxed case studies. With the rapid growth of special interest travel during the past two decades, the demand for heritage tourism experiences has soared, and its economic and socio 5/5(2).cultural heritage, which includes the signs and symbols passed on by oral transmission, artistic and literary forms of expression, languages, ways of life, and tourism, policies regarding the cultural heritage make an effective contribution to development.

However, the widened connotation of the idea of the cultural heritage provides a File Size: KB.Cultural Heritage Tourism: Definitions and Related Concepts Cultural Heritage Tourism (CHT) is viewed as travel concerned with experiencing cultural environments, including landscapes, the visual and performing arts, special lifestyles, values, traditions and events (Sakkarin, ).

It is important toFile Size: KB.