World Trade Organization’s 6 Categories of Cultural Tourism

2016-03-12T11:18:44+00:00Agency, Cultural Tourism|

The most comprehensive view of cultural tourism comes from the World Trade Organization. Based on 2012 global survey, they identified six cultural heritage categories: Handicrafts and visual arts Gastronomy and culinary Social practices, rituals, and festive events Music and performing arts Oral traditions and expressions Knowledge and practices concerning nature

Cultural Tourism DC


Cultural Tourism DC, "a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, develops, delivers and celebrates real experiences for Washington area residents and visitors." When you think about it, that definition (besides the nonprofit part) could and should be part of the mission statement for any tourism organization.

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