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The Higher ED Blog: Heritage properties are better economic assets than you think

Economic development is about progress. It’s right there in the title: economic development. In a field that is forward-looking by definition, it can be difficult More...

How America’s cultural tourism industry has left Canada behind

Several years ago, I was on the phone with Louise Stevens. Louise is an arts consultant in the United States, who, along with her husband More...

Canada’s cultural tourism industry: The numbers shouldn’t surprise us

In my last post, I talked about place-based cultural tourism – an approach to destination planning I’ve developed to maximize a community’s ability to attract More...

Place-based cultural tourism: A new planning paradigm

For the past decade, my work has focused on destination planning for cultural tourism.  Using principles and practices of cultural planning pioneered by my friend More...