publication . Other literature type . 2013

Selling the past: Heritage hotels

Henderson, Joan C.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Tourism: An International Interdisciplinary Journal, volume 61, issue 4 (issn: 1332-7461, eissn: 1849-1545, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute for Tourism
This research note is concerned with the phenomenon of heritage hotels. It reviews interest in and understanding of the idea by the hospitality industry and indicates how heritage is perceived as a commercial asset of some value which can be incorporated into products and marketing. Nevertheless, there are economic and other costs to consider in attempts at realising its potential and tensions between redeveloping and conserving. Important avenues for future research are identified.
free text keywords: heritage conservation; heritage hotels; hospitality industry
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