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Heritage and Slow Tourism

By Karin Elgin-Nijhuis

The concept of Slow Tourism is receiving increasing attention and referred to as an alternative to modern mass tourism and its negative impacts on places, communities and maybe also the tourists themselves. 

In September, we invited researchers and professionals to together explore the concept (Call for Papers and Presentations on Heritage and Slow Tourism). Now, we are very much looking forward to the sessions on Slow, featuring:

Véronique Hermanjat on:
Morges Region – Slow Tourism ! Switzerland’s first Slow Tourism destination
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Michele Rumiz on:
Slow Food and Slow Tourism 
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Burçin Kalabay Hatipoğlu on:
Sustainable production and consumption fueled by Slow Food events
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Deepak Chhapra on:
A conceptual paradigm to determine behavior of slow spiritual tourists
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Alejandra De María Hernández González on:
Cultural identity and Slow Tourism as a strategy to boost the living heritage of Chiapas and contribute to its development
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Marcela Iturbe Vargas on:
Cultural identity and Slow Tourism as a strategy to boost the living heritage of Chiapas and contribute to its development
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Melissa Brunner on:
Old & Slow” – Two important success factors for Slow Tourism development in Enns
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Roland Murauer on:
“Old & Slow” – Two important success factors for Slow Tourism development in Enns
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Sara Mair Bellshaw on:
The Slow Adventure project 
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Karin Elgin-Nijhuis on:
How to implement a philosophy? Cittalow in the Netherlands
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