Harboring Tourism: Cruise Ships in Historic Port Communities

This publication reports on the proceedings of Harboring Tourism: An International Symposium on Cruise Ships in Historic Port Communities, held February 6–8, 2013, in Charleston, South Carolina. The symposium explored cruise tourism policies and their impacts on historic communities, to advocate for balancing economic, environmental, and social interests, while also stewarding the important heritage resources that make these places appealing to visitors. The event was hosted by World Monuments Fund, the Preservation Society of Charleston, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in cooperation with the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST), and the Coastal Conservation League. Avrami, Erica, ed. Harboring Tourism: Cruise Ships in Historic Port Communities. New York: World Monuments Fund, 2014.

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