Definition of heritage tourism in English:

heritage tourism


mass noun
  • The practice of travelling abroad to places of historical or cultural interest.

    ‘a destination for heritage tourism’
    • ‘Seventy-seven buildings have been rehabilitated or restored and the city has nurtured a growing heritage tourism industry.’
    • ‘There has been a broader growth of heritage tourism, of which ghost tours are a relatively small part.’
    • ‘The present museum is part of a project to reinvent the town as a heritage tourism site.’
    • ‘The travel writer makes out a strong case for promoting heritage tourism in the State.’
    • ‘"The planners here are yet to recognise the potential behind heritage tourism," he says.’
    • ‘A planning application is to be submitted for a development project designed to transform the historic site into one of Ireland's premier ecclesiastical and heritage tourism sites.’
    • ‘"These funds will ensure the development of a heritage tourism project in the area and will give us the confidence to complete this project," he said.’
    • ‘Heritage tourism now ranks in the top economic generators of many states throughout the nation.’
    • ‘Not all communities welcome heritage tourism.’
    • ‘Heritage tourism is gaining global importance as people are becoming conscious of the need to preserve their heritage and culture.’