Michael Parnwell, Professor at the University of Leeds, begins the second #day of our #Forum with a #topic that is particularly important for the Central Asian #region - sustainable #tourism for #development.
What is it? This, says Michael Parnwell, is first and foremost an interaction between people. Between the communities. "We use tourism to develop cultural #heritage. Sustainable tourism is an ethical #philosophy." Cooperation, says Michael Parnwell, is the most important factor for the development of the sphere. We must work together. People should be able to influence this sphere on a par with institutions.
If we talk about #Kazakhstan, then Michael especially emphasizes that there is a huge #potential here - the cultural heritage. The development of the tourism sector in Kazakhstan is now at the very beginning.
Therefore, it is especially important to apply an integrated, holistic approach to the development of this industry.