“Le Vieux” and “Le Nouveau”

The ambidextrous model of French tourism cities

Authored by: Hugues Séraphin

Routledge Handbook of Tourism Cities

Print publication date:  August  2020
Online publication date:  August  2020

Print ISBN: 9780367199999
eBook ISBN: 9780429244605
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Heritage (either tangible or intangible) tourism is using the past as a tourism product and service (Park, 2014).

The fascination with experiencing and consuming the past continues to grow all across the globe. On an international scale heritage tourism experiences encourage people to encounter and appreciate diverse historic environments and cultural assets, thereby enhancing the understanding of different people and cultures.

(Park, 2014: 32)

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