International Journal of Sustainable Development Research

Special Issue

Authenticity and Revitalizations as Vital Part in Sustainable Heritage Tourism Development

  • Submission Deadline: May 20, 2020
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Chinwe Chimezie Uwaoma
About This Special Issue
• Heritage Tourism is one of the fastest and global income earners in today’s world and so requires a sustainable approach you its development and management. The heritage tourist wants an experience that authentically represents a people’s heritage such as architectural design, folklore, and festivals. However the underlying question is how this authenticity is determined which the heritage tourist is looking for, since a lot of cultures and traditions are on the verge of extinction both in form and practice. Hence the need for authenticity and revitalization in the discourse of sustainable development and researching especially in the area of heritage tourism development.
Aims and Scope:
  1. Sustainability
  2. Authenticity
  3. Heritage
  4. Tourism
  5. Revitalisation
  6. Development
Lead Guest Editor
  • Chinwe Chimezie Uwaoma

    Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Tourism, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nsukka, Nigeria

Guest Editors
  • Philip Murphy

    Department of London Arts and Humanities Partnership, London, United Kingdom

  • Andreas Willi

    Department of Archaeology and Anthropo Logy, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

  • Dawn Hadley

    White Rose College for the Arts and Humanities, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

  • C. A. Folorunso

    Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

  • Patrick Uche Okpoko

    Department of Archaeology and Tourism, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

  • O. B Lawuyi

    Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Ibadan Nigeria, Ibadan, Nigeria

  • Mofeyisara Oluwatoyin Omobawale

    Institute of Child Health College of Medicine, University of Ibadan Nigeria, Ibadan, Nigeria

  • Anselem Maduabuchi Ibeanu

    Department of Archaeology and Tourism, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nsukka, Nigeria

  • David Ajamu Aremu

    Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

  • John Felix Oloidi

    Department of Archaeology and Tourism, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nsukka, Nigeria

Published Articles
  • The Discourse of Authenticity and Revitalization in Heritage Tourism

    Chinwe Chimezie Uwaoma

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Dec. 05, 2019
    Accepted: Dec. 31, 2019
    Published: Jan. 09, 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijsdr.20200601.11
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    Abstract: Heritage Tourism is one of the fastest growing aspects of tourism wherein the tourist wants to have an experience which authentically represents a people’s heritage such as their architectural design, folklores, festivals etc. However the underlying question is how this authenticity determined which the heritage tourist is looking for, since a lot ... Show More