Themes

  • New approaches to environmental and resource risk management at WHS  (pollution, energy consumption, climate change, water shortages).
  • New approaches to spacial and physical planning, regeneration and revitalization of cultural landscapes
  • Innovations in architecture, restauration, interior design and visuals for heritage sites
  • New technologies/ICT: revolutionizing, preserving and communicating world heritage
  • New consumer/visitor research methods and techniques
  • New market drivers for tourists (e.g. good brands, heritage labels, green mainstream, zero-waste)
  • New products and marketing strategies for sustainable tourism at heritage sites
  • Innovation management: from incremental to radical changes in tourism
  • Sustainable consumption policies in heritage tourism
  • New visitation models (visitor management, interpretation, diversification of routs and attractions)
  • New tools and types of communicating social responsibility for WHS
  • New forms of collaboration and networks for managing sustainable tourism at WHS
  • Innovative use and management of cultural heritage (creative cities, creative industries