Local Uniqueness in the Global Village: Heritage Tourism in Singapore

@inproceedings{Chang1999LocalUI,
  title={Local Uniqueness in the Global Village: Heritage Tourism in Singapore},
  author={Ted C. Chang},
  year={1999}
}
It is commonly assumed that the development of tourist attractions, the formulation of tourism policies, and the marketing of destination areas are dictated by the needs and interests of foreign visitors. What is ignored is the role that local factors and agencies play in these processes. This paper explores the way local and non-local factors are responsible for shaping the form and function of tourism development. Drawing upon the case of Singapore, I examine the country's heritage tourism… CONTINUE READING

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