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INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR on Heritage and Tourism


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  • Organised by ITHM - Dr. B R Ambedkar University, Agra
  • Supported by Archaeological Survey of India ( ASI)
  • Joint Organizer: U P Tourism

About the Course

Language of Instruction: English

Course Description

Dr. B R Ambedkar University, Agra glad to invite you in an International Seminar organized by Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (ITHM), Dr B R Ambedkar University, AGRA supported by Archaeological Survey of India ( ASI) and U. P. Tourism on 16,17,18 April 2012, as Agra is a historical city, a junction of ancient trade routes. The most famous silk route has to embraced three world heritage sites, Taj Mahal the symbol of famine beauty in Marble, Agra Fort the Horizon of glory & velour of great emperor Akbar and lastly Fatehpur Sikri is a romance in sand stone. Here several monuments are of cultural value. This historical city is the Rainbow of glamour heritage, performing arts like sculpture, inlay work, carving, weaving of carpets, making of leather shoes Magnates the tourists with flavored taste of delicious cuisine.

On this gracious occasion, we are going to discuss about current trend and issues related to Heritage and Tourism. The participants are encouraged to explore the problems and possibilities of sustainability of tourist destinations. The Seminar will feature technical sessions, leaving plenty of time for in-depth discussion in an informal atmosphere.


Theme: Heritage and Tourism : Public, Potential & Problems


Sub Theames:

  • Society, Culture and Tourism.
  • Cultural Heritage a Wheel of Tourism.
  • Customs and Traditions as a tool of Tourism.
  • Ethical , Legal Issues in Heritage and Tourism.
  • Hosts and Guests: Whose Heritage and Nostalgia?
  • Sustainable Community-based Heritage Tourism.
  • Living Heritage: Tourism in Minority Ethnic Communities.
  • Conservation or Development: Case Studies in Community Heritage through Tourism.
  • Marketing of Heritage Sites.
  • Disaster Management of Heritage Sites.
  • Architecture Heritage v/s Tourism.
  • Prospectus of Heritage Tourism.
  • A case study of Natural Heritage v/s Tourism.
  • A study of Architectural Splendor of Heritage Sites to promote Tourism.
  • Role of Heritage Performing Art in Promotion of Tourism.
  • Conservation & Preservation of Heritage Sites for Sustainable Tourism.


Tentative Programme:

  • 16th April: Registration Inauguration, Lunch, Technical Sessions, a Cultural Evening and followed by buffet dinner.
  • 17th April: Technical Sessions, Lunch and visit to FATEHPUR SIKRI and Light & Sound Show at AGRA FORT followed by buffet dinner.
  • 18th April: Valedictory Session, Sight Seeing to TAJ MAHAL, ETMAD-UDDAULA, RADHA SOAMI TEMPLE and SIKNDARA (Akbar's Tomb) Departure after Lunch


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