Heritage Tourism at the National Trust

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					       Heritage Tourism at the National Trust


•   Heritage Tourism Program – Share Your Heritage Initiative
•   Publications
•   Historic Hotels of America
•   Dozen Distinctive Destinations
•   Partnership Projects
•   National Preservation Fund Grants
       National Trust's Heritage Tourism Program

• Provides fee-for-service assistance in heritage tourism
  development, management and marketing.

• Share Your Heritage is an initiative of Partners in Tourism, a
  coalition of national cultural organizations and agencies that is
  coordinated by the National Trust's Heritage Tourism Program.

   – The initiative phase (1999-2002) included the development of more
     than 50 how-to cultural heritage tourism curriculum materials, a
     high-quality publication of cultural heritage tourism success
     stories and four pilot workshops.

   – To date, a total of twenty Share Your Heritage workshops have
     been funded. Sessions include cross-discipline training, cultural
     heritage tourism instruction using expert national and local faculty
     and interactive training and problem solving exercises.
National Trust publications about cultural heritage tourism
                           available at www.preservationbooks.org

 •   Getting Started: How to Succeed in Heritage Tourism: 48-page guide with the
     National Trust’s time-tested principles and steps for successful and sustainable
     heritage tourism development. ($15)

 •   Touring Historic Places: 16-page guide for group tour operators and managers of
     historic sites to develop, market, and host group heritage tours. ($10)

 •   Preserving Our Past: Building Our Future: 8-minute video describing the
     economic impact of heritage tourism and other benefits. ($10)

 •   Share Your Heritage: Cultural Heritage Tourism Success Stories: 80-page
     publication featuring heritage tourism success stories from across the country. ($25)

 •   Share Your Heritage: Cultural Heritage Resource Manual: 45-page publication
     including descriptive information about 40 national organizations that provide heritage
     tourism support services. ($10)

 •   Who’s Who Directory of Statewide Cultural Heritage Tourism Programs:
     Compilation of 2001 survey results from 38 statewide programs. ($10)

 •   Forum Journal – Summer 1999 New Directions in Heritage Tourism: 60-page
     publication focusing on issues of heritage tourism. ($6)
Historic Hotels of America
      www.historichotels.org
                  Dozen Distinctive Destinations




Nominations due in
October; list announced
in March.

Past “Distinctive
Destinations” in
California:
- Calistoga (2001)
- Coronado (2003)
- Ferndale (2002)
- Napa (2004)
- San Luis Obispo (2000)
Partnership Projects: “World War II in the San Francisco Bay Area”
             National Register Online Travel Itinerary
                   www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/wwIIbayarea/
Map of World War II Historic Places in the San Francisco Bay Area
                 www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/wwIIbayarea/
Mare Island Naval Shipyard   Battery Guthrie-Smith, Fort Barry




                             Hangar One, Moffett Field
Fort Mason
      National Trust Preservation Funds


• Matching grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000

• To nonprofit organizations and public agencies

• One-to-one cash match

• Consultant services, not bricks-and-mortar

• 3 rounds per year (February 1, June 1, October 1)
• $3,500 Preservation Fund grant for the development of the
  “Maritime Heritage Network” website – a virtual travel itinerary to
  vessels and historic maritime sites of the central Puget Sound.
National Trust publications about cultural heritage tourism
                           available at www.preservationbooks.org

 •   Getting Started: How to Succeed in Heritage Tourism: 48-page guide with the
     National Trust’s time-tested principles and steps for successful and sustainable
     heritage tourism development. ($15)

 •   Touring Historic Places: 16-page guide for group tour operators and managers of
     historic sites to develop, market, and host group heritage tours. ($10)

 •   Preserving Our Past: Building Our Future: 8-minute video describing the
     economic impact of heritage tourism and other benefits. ($10)

 •   Share Your Heritage: Cultural Heritage Tourism Success Stories: 80-page
     publication featuring heritage tourism success stories from across the country. ($25)

 •   Share Your Heritage: Cultural Heritage Resource Manual: 45-page publication
     including descriptive information about 40 national organizations that provide heritage
     tourism support services. ($10)

 •   Who’s Who Directory of Statewide Cultural Heritage Tourism Programs:
     Compilation of 2001 survey results from 38 statewide programs. ($10)

 •   Forum Journal – Summer 1999 New Directions in Heritage Tourism: 60-page
     publication focusing on issues of heritage tourism. ($6)