What is Cultural Tourism?

What is Cultural Tourism?

skategirlselfieCultural Tourism is the travel industry’s term describing travel and visitation activities directed at an area’s arts, heritage, recreational and natural resources.

It’s not a new phenomenon, but it is a new way of connecting with residents and visitors eager for a cultural excursion. These multi-cultural and multi-generation visitors make destination choices related directly to an area’s performance, artistic, architecture and historical offerings.

Cultural Tourists

Recent tourism research indicates clearly that Cultural Tourists are a force to be reckoned with.

Here’s why:

  1. Cultural Tourism is the fastest growing sector of the travel industry.
  2. Cultural Tourists spend $62 more per day and $200 more per trip than other travelers.
  3. Cultural Tourists include multiple destinations during a visit and stay one half-day longer at each destination.
  4. Cultural Tourists have higher levels of income.

Excerpt from: http://www.massculturalcouncil.org/services



Posted on

November 19, 2016