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Mining Heritage and Tourism: A Global Synthesis [NOOK Book]


First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Mining Heritage and Tourism: A Global Synthesis

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First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203865507
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/7/2010
  • Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 280
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Michael V. Conlin is a Professor in the Okanagan School of Business in Kelowna, BC, Canada. He also teaches for the University of Guelph and Royal Roads University. His academic interests include island tourism and his current work includes an investigation of the use of industrial infrastructure for touristic purposes in British Columbia and elsewhere.

Lee Jolliffe is an Associate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John. Her academic work explores the use of culture for tourism in a variety of contexts that include rural and island tourism situations.

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction 1. What Happens When Mining Leaves? Section 2: Interpreting Mining Heritage 2. The Making of Two Mining Museums: Bowes and Beamish, North East England 3. Chinese Mining Heritage and Tourism in the Goldfields of the Pacific Rim 4. Pilgrimage in Heritage Tourism: Finding Meaning and Identity in the Industrial Past 5. Branding Beaconsfield: The Great Escape Puts Small Tasmanian Town on the Tourist Map Section 3: Transforming Mines into Heritage Attractions 6. Mining the Museum: A Rich Vein for Dissent 7. Transforming Working Mines into Tourist Attractions: Conceptual and Practical Considerations 8. Developing a Heritage Tourism Attraction in a Working Salt Mine: The Kansas Underground Salt Museum 9. Interpreting the Environmental Impacts of the Gold Rushes at the Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park 10. Sustaining the Benefits of Heritage Mining for Site, City and Region: Exploring the Success of Sovereign Hill Outdoor Museum Section 4: Traditional Mining Attraction Destinations 11. Flogging a Dead Horse or Creating Cultural Capacity? The Development and Impact of Mines as Alternative Tourist Destinations: A Case Study of South Wales, UK 12. The Benefits and Challenges of Implementing Tourism in Mining Communities Attractions 13. Geotourism Sites Development in Slovakia Geza 14. Mining Tourism in the Spanish Province of Huelva: The Case of the Mining Park of Riotinto Section 5: Globalization and the Future of Mining Attraction Destinations 15. Planning For the Future: Tourism Options for an Open Pit Mine, Vietnam 16. Mining Tourism in Ouro Preto (Brazil): Opportunities and Challenges 17. Mining Heritage, Local Development and Identity: The Case of Sardinia Giovanni Sistu 18. Developing Geological Tourism in the Bay of Fundy Region 19. From Mining Boom Towns to Tourist Haunts: Ghost towns and Mining Heritage Section 6: Lessons Learned 20. Lessons in Transforming Mines into Tourism Attractions

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