Articles tagged “preservation”

Tourism

Louvre Museum Fund Will Help Restore Tourist Sites Around France

The Louvre has handed a slice of its endowment to a private equity fund to invest in money-making ways to help restore France's old churches and environmental parks. This news invites skepticism, though. The restoration work might be good for tourism, but since when is heritage preservation a high-return investment?

Louvre Museum Fund Will Help Restore Tourist Sites Around France

Tourism

Yellowstone Regional Tourism Faces Mining Threat

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.

Yellowstone Regional Tourism Faces Mining Threat

Tourism

Texas Faces Battle Over Planned Alamo Shrine Revamp

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.

Texas Faces Battle Over Planned Alamo Shrine Revamp

Tourism

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

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?

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

Tourism

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

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.

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

Online Travel

5 Travel Startups Use Data and Design to Drive Smarter Travel

5 Travel Startups Use Data and Design to Drive Smarter Travel

Tourism

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

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.

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

Tourism

The Historic American Sites That We Saved and Lost In 2013

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.

The Historic American Sites That We Saved and Lost In 2013

Tourism

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

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.

Cruises

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

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.

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