Analyses | Regional and economic development | 2021-08-25 | HKET

Making the community an open museum to exhibit local living culture

After the COVID-19 pandemic, new norms will emerge in the global tourism industry. Tourists will seek more in-depth experiences and interaction with locals, and the tourism development will put more emphasis on the needs of local residents. Facing the new trends, the Government should cooperate with the tourism industry and adopt placemaking strategy with the participation of community organisations and residents to make the community an open museum, which can showcase locals’ daily lives and living culture, in a bid to attract tourists, preserve district cultural characteristics and improve the cityscape.

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