Date:Monday September 30, 2019 through
Sunday November 17, 2019. Category: Cultural
Increasingly, travelers are interested in authentic experiences that allow them to witness firsthand the lives and traditions of indigenous people. These communities, which are often struggling to find ways to increase their livelihoods, tourism can provide an economic incentive to sustainably maintain cultural and natural resources while fostering a sense of cultural pride.
The Professional Certificate Program in Cultural Heritage Tourism, produced by AIANTA in partnership with the George Washington University, is designed to provide tourism entrepreneurs and community leaders with the tools to identify and develop the assets that most appeal to visitorsfrom cooking and crafts workshops to nature walks and visits to historical sites.