Participatory Models

Targets: public administrations, business development agencies, tourism specialists, cultural heritage institutions

In this section, you can find the outcomes of the research conducted in INCULTUM to define the key terms of participatory approaches in culture and tourism. The training material aims to offer guidance to policy development and to the implementation of innovative participatory actions.

Please don’t hesitate to contact responsible partner Matej Bel University for further information

Prof. Ph Dr. Alexandra Bitusikova, Full professor in Social Anthropology Matej Bel University, Department of Social Studies and Ethnology – email: alexandra.bitusikova@umb.sk

INTRODUCTION TO PARTICIPATORY MODELS IN CULTURE AND TOURISM

The reasons for participatory models in tourism development are widely accepted as a criterion for sustainable tourism. Participatory models tend to move away from top-down one-way decision-making in order to balance the power between all parties to promote a win-win situation in tourism development.

Learn more about the participatory methodology proposed by INCULTUM: