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Islands, Iconic wildlife, Ice roads and Independence

Estonian exchange trip

August 2014

Kirsty Rosie

Highland Council Ranger Service

In this report I will outline the project and my involvement in it, then the timetabled visits and activities. I will then focus on the aspects I felt had most relevance to me and lastly make suggestions for what I can do […]
 
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Helen Watkins Bulgaria Report

Cultural Heritage Interpretation and Sustainable Tourism in Bulgaria 22nd-29th June 2014 Helen Watkins, Glasgow Museums

The 4am rendezvous at was tough but we bonded over coffee at horribly-early-o-clock in the departure lounge at Edinburgh airport, bleary-eyed but excited about our upcoming adventure. There were six of us, all involved in the Scottish heritage […]
 
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Eastern Slovakia: Stories, Interaction and Engagement.

 

Visiting another country and culture can certainly be an eye opening adventure, but when you get the chance to experience it with the guidance of a local who has a keen and devoted knowledge, there is the potential for it to be an even more rewarding and revealing event. Our visit to […]
 
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Education, Tradition and Culture in Bulgaria

ARCH Trainer Exchange

Funded by Leonardo Da Vinci

CHIST 3

Cultural Heritage Interpretation and Sustainable Tourism

Bulgaria’s Tangible and Intangible […]
 
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Iceland Report 2014

“Achieving a sustainable balance between the promotion of heritage tourism and the conservation of the very artefacts one seeks to increase access to is a universal dichotomy, and my observations during the week have been most thought provoking. “ Neil Buchan Cultural Heritage Interpretation and Sustainable Tourism CHIST 3: Iceland 18 – 25 May […]
 
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Bethan Morris – Bulgaria report

“It seems that the direct interpretation of collections is often dependent on the initiative of local folklore groups. It was those moments and visits like this, which brought the collections and houses we were visiting really to life. It reminded me of the way we are trying to communicate and get visitors […]
 
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Cyprus Jill de Fesnes

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“Discussion took place about how this type of activity could be promoted – both in Cyprus and back home in Scotland, if foraging walks or mountain biking trails could be advertised either as written texts, mobile phone applications – or as guided tours, with descriptions of the local environment, plants and wildlife incorporated into them. […]
 
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Slovakia a Joy of Missing Out(JOMO)Tourism Destination

Sally Hutchinson   Between the 18-25th May 2014 I took part in the CHIST exchange to Eastern Slovakia funded by the EU “Leonardo da Vicini” programme. The organisation of the trip came from Arch Network based in Scotland, with the host company being Krajina, who specialise in the development of Eco-tourism in eastern Slovakia […]
 
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Heritage Tourism in Cyprus 2014 – Archie Waters

Lace making

Encouraging property developers to provide such high quality accommodation is a deliberate policy with the Community Council so as to encourage visitors to stay in the village proper. This formed part of a strategy to create a ‘critical mass’ in terms of population – both transient and resident. At the time of visiting, the village had no local shop and all groceries had to be brought in by personal transport from other locations. Previous attempts had been made to establish a local shop, but the effects of recession and the austerity measures applied to deal with it made it difficult for local people to meet the cost of renting small business premises. Therefore, to ensure the sustainability and growth of the village an effective increase in the population needs to be achieved in order to allow new shops and businesses to be effective and sustainable within the community. […]
 
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Cyprus Julie Sloan’s report

ARCH – CHIST PROGRAMME Cyprus [Type the document subtitle] Julie Sloan

4/1/2014

 

Contents

Introduction. 3

Group. 3

Overview of Exchange. 3

Programme. 3

Local Produce. 3

Foraging – Field to Fork!. 3

Sustainable Tourism Development. 3

Partnerships. 3

Village Routes Project. 3

All Inclusive Hotels Project. 3

Food Tourism.. 3

Cyprus Breakfast. 3

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