Articles tagged “preservation”

Yellowstone Regional Tourism Faces Mining Threat

Yellowstone Regional Tourism Faces Mining Threat

Matthew Brown, Associated Press

The debate over public lands isn't cooling down and those who operate resorts and attractions near Yellowstone are justifiably concerned about these mines. Regarding tourism, natural beauty is what Montana brings to the table.

9 months ago

Texas Faces Battle Over Planned Alamo Shrine Revamp

Texas Faces Battle Over Planned Alamo Shrine Revamp

Will Weissert, Associated Press

Today's Alamo shrine is mainly one structure that offers relatively little to see among the remnants. A revamped presentation could enrich the experience and better cater to visitors.

10 months ago

Miami’s Little Havana Is Declared a ‘National Treasure’ to Aid Preservation

Miami’s Little Havana Is Declared a ‘National Treasure’ to Aid Preservation

Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press

Miami has been pushing to drive tourism to its off-the-beach cultural destinations, and a "national treasure" designation could help raise the profile of Little Havana. But will a title from a nonprofit organization lead to smart, preservation-minded development in the area?

2 years ago

Civil Rights Sites Present Tourism Opportunity in America’s South and West

Civil Rights Sites Present Tourism Opportunity in America’s South and West

Russell Contreras, Associated Press

Some of America's lesser-known civil rights sites in the south and west have been ignored for decades, but now, preservationists see an opportunity to promote educational tourism to these historic places.

2 years ago

5 Travel Startups Use Data and Design to Drive Smarter Travel

5 Travel Startups Use Data and Design to Drive Smarter Travel

Samantha Shankman, Skift

5 years ago

Rhode Island Locals Are Fighting Over Mansion’s Transformation Into Tourist Zoo

Rhode Island Locals Are Fighting Over Mansion’s Transformation Into Tourist Zoo

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press

Historians want to keep mansion's grounds as untouched as possible, but that neglects the reality that its primary purpose is to generate tourism profits, not serve as a family's private home.

5 years ago

The Historic American Sites That We Saved and Lost In 2013

The Historic American Sites That We Saved and Lost In 2013

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Americans received a wake up call to the importance of their parks and monuments in 2013 when a partial government shutdown closed hundreds of sites. But there are smaller institutions and patches of land across the country that fight for their survival on a daily basis.

5 years ago

England’s Preservation Problem: It Has Too Much Heritage to Manage

The Daily Telegraph

It's never a bad time to look into more creative funding options, but English Heritage's problems likely run deeper than just a change to an org chart.

5 years ago

The future of Charleston, S.C. cruising is still stuck in court

The future of Charleston, S.C. cruising is still stuck in court

Associated Press

Charleston residents are pleased with the enviable tourist destination they've created and they are fitfully cautious of how a booming cruise business could quickly overwhelm the relatively small city.

5 years ago

Historic preservation vs. tourism development on Mackinac Island

Historic preservation vs. tourism development on Mackinac Island

Ellen Creager, Detroit Free Press

There needs to be a better balance between development and preservation in places like Mackinac. It's not just about new hotels but about having an environment where infrastructure keeps pace with the times instead of staying in the past.

5 years ago