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2019 ICOMOS AGA & Scientific Symposium in Marrakesh, Morocco

Cultural Tourism's Impacts on Rural Landscapes: The Opportunities and Challenges and how these can be addressed in the 1999 Cultural Tourism Charter Review

The ICTC led a knowledge cafe session at the 2019 ICOMOS Advisory Committee Scientific Symposium in Marrakesh, Morocco on 17 October 2019. The session focused on the sustainability implications of cultural tourism development on rural landscapes and resulting impacts for tangible and intangible cultural heritage. Specifically, the session focused on the relationship between rural heritage and tourism and how issues can be addressed in the updating of the ICOMOS Cultural Tourism Charter, and relate to the tourism-focused Sustainable Development Goal Targets.