Weaving Tourism into Communities: four stories over time
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For many communities tourism is an important economic development strategy. Successful community tourism development requires a long-term vision, and a commitment that makes that vision a reality. It starts with a set of core values.
- Authenticity & sense of place
- Quality Experience
- Balance Cost & Benefits
- Shared Benefits and Local Control
The University of Minnesota Tourism Center first profiled the four communities you will hear from in 1991. Community leaders from each community share their experiences and provide valuable insights on using tourism as an economic development strategy.