Heritage Conservation and Tourism in the Historic Center of Arequipa, Peru

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dc.contributor.author Rivera Garcia, Andrea Delia, 1981-
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-22T19:27:09Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-22T19:27:09Z
dc.date.issued 2011-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1794/11503
dc.description xii, 124 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps en_US
dc.description.abstract This thesis explores the complex relationship between heritage conservation and tourism in the Historic Center of Arequipa, a World Cultural Heritage Site in Peru. Although it has been recognized that tourism impacts the people and places where it occurs and, through this, it impacts the tourists' own experience, the challenge that tourism poses to efforts to conserve heritage resources is not always recognized. Even though heritage conservation efforts in Arequipa have been strengthened in the last ten years, tourism has been increasing steadily without appropriate planning, therefore challenging the desired balance between conservation and tourism in the historic center. The relationship between heritage conservation and tourism has been assessed, and tourism opportunities and threats for heritage conservation have been identified. Based on the existing Master Plan for the Historic Center of Arequipa guiding conservation efforts in the city, recommendations for conservation and tourism planning have been established. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Committee in charge: Robert Z. Melnick, Chairperson; Henry Kunowski, Member en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher University of Oregon en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries University of Oregon theses, Interdisciplinary Studies Program: Historic Preservation, M.S., 2011;
dc.subject Cultural resources management en_US
dc.subject Arequipa (Peru) en_US
dc.subject Heritage conservation en_US
dc.subject Heritage tourism -- Peru en_US
dc.subject Historic center en_US
dc.subject Peru en_US
dc.title Heritage Conservation and Tourism in the Historic Center of Arequipa, Peru en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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