Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites (vol. 1)
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date_range Starts on January 15, 2018
event_note Ends on December 31, 2019
list 8 sequences
assignment Level : Introductory
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This MOOC “Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites”, produced by the UNESCO-UNITWIN Network “Culture, Tourism, and Development”, provides an introduction to tourism at UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Moving from UNESCO’s principles and doctrines, the MOOC covers Communication Technologies, Economy, Management and Planning, and more... It is aimed to policy makers, site managers, students and people active in the tourism industry.

This MOOC is designed and run by an international network of prestigious universities: highly profiled researchers and professors share their knowledge with you in an accessible way on tourism at UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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The MOOC is open to everyone wishing to learn more about how tourism works at UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It has, however, a special focus on professional figures such as academics, site managers, state agencies, and other professions involved in tourism.



  • Week 1 : Concepts, Doctrines and Lists (I). 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage
  • Week 2 : Concepts, Doctrines and Lists (II). 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
  • Week 3 : Tourism at World Heritage Sites
  • Week 4 : Tourism and Local Communities
  • Week 5 : Site Conservation/Enhancement and Tourist Management
  • Week 6 : Tourism Interpretation on World Heritage Sites
  • Week 7 : eTourism for Heritage
  • Week 8 : Tourist Economy related to Heritage


Maria Gravari-Barbas

Lorenzo Cantoni

Silvia Aulet Serrallonga

Lia Bassa

Aleksandra Brezovec

Francesca Cominelli

Aurélie Condevaux

Alfredo Conti

Fernanda Cravidão

Neus Crous Costa

Fiorella Dallari

Sébastien Jacquot

Ferenc Kiss

Yoel Mansfeld

Emanuele Mele

Jocelyne Napoli

Paulo Nossa

Maria Irene Prete

Norberto Santos

Anna Trono

Maria Dolors Vidal Casellas


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