Heritage, Tourism and Integrity – Making it Work

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Leader-Elliott, Lynette Frances
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This paper examines some of the issues that arise when heritage and tourism intersect, and briefly discusses two recent Australian projects which take different approaches but which both offer guidelines for achieving the economic benefits of tourism while respecting the principles of heritage conservation and management.
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Leader-Elliott, Lyn 2001. Heritage, Tourism and Integrity – Making it Work. 'Bulletin of the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology ', no. 25, 69-74.