Cultural Landscape in Mongolian Tourism

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Title Cultural Landscape in Mongolian Tourism
Author Buckley, Ralf; Ollenburg, Claudia; Zhong, Linsheng
Journal Name Annals of Tourism Research
Year Published 2008
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Pergamon
Abstract Abstract: The Mongolian steppes and their nomads, horses, herds and gers form a cultural landscape which is the region’s icon attraction, the central image in Mongolian marketing, the key feature of its flagship tourism products, and the most heavily commoditized component of its industry. In other Mongolian landscapes, and also in the steppes of neighboring regions and the grasslands of Africa, Australia, and North America, natural and cultural heritage are treated as separate attractions. The concept of cultural landscape is heavily used in a World Heritage context, has a significant role to play in the global tourism industry, and deserves further investigation as a tool for analysis. Keywords: culture, landscape, marketing, destinations, experience.
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Copyright Statement Copyright 2008 Elsevier. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
Volume 35
Issue Number 1
Page from 47
Page to 61
ISSN 0160-7383
Date Accessioned 2008-09-02
Language en_US
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject PRE2009-Environmental Sciences
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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