Bringing together a truly global range of scholars, this volume explores heritage, memory, and identity through a diverse set of subjects, including heritage sites, practices of memorialization, museums, sites of contestation, and human rights.

Tourism
Tourism

1 WORLD HERITAGE SITES WITH TWO MILLION VISITORS OR MORE (2009)

2 THE MAJOR MOTIVATION FOR EU CITIZENS, MAIN HOLIDAY TRIP (2008)

3 REAL TRAVEL & TOURISM, (1989–2009) ACTIVITY GROWTH: PERSONAL & BUSINESS TRAVEL, %

4 INTERNATIONAL TOURIST ARRIVALS BY SUB-REGION (1990–2008)

5 DESTINATIONS OF EU CITIZENS' MAIN HOLIDAY TRIP IN 2008 (TOP THREE DESTINATIONS)

6 ATTRACTIONS INFLUENCING THE CHOICE OF DESTINATIONS OF EU CITIZEN'S HOLIDAY (2009)

Tourism

Tourism is an ever-growing global phenomenon with significant economic, social, and cultural dimensions. “In both developed and developing countries, tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy and a major source of employment and investment” (Wearing et al., 2010: 2). Data point 4 reveals the global trend: more than twice the number of tourist arrivals within 20 years.

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