TOURISM AND HANDICRAFTS IN THE MUSLIM WORLD

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TOURISM AND HANDICRAFTS IN THE MUSLIM WORLD

Edited by Nazeih Taleb Maarouf
Preface by Dr. Halit Eren
İstanbul, 2009 (in Arabic and English)
ISBN 978-92-9063-199-6

The First International Congress on Tourism and Traditional Crafts was organised jointly with the Saudi Commission  for Tourism and Antiquities. It was held in Riyadh, on 7-14 November 2006. The congress highlighted the handicrafts of the Muslim world in their gerat diversity. It included a folkloric parade, exhibitions of artisans-at-work, exhibitions of products, and an Award for creativity in crafts for innovative works of artisans of the Muslim world. This book contains thirty-two papers arranged under the following section titles: Globalization and the Role of Media in Raising Awareness; Interaction between Tourism and Handicrafts; Craft Villages and Tourism Activation; Handicrafts as Tourism, Social, Economical and Cultural Necessity; Preservation of Arts and Crafts; Textiles and Quality: Creating New Ornamental Designs; Tiles, Ceramic, Ebru and Bookbinding; Education, Research and Documentation; Patronage and Government Efforts; Marketing Opportunities; Heritage Identity and Cultural Tourism. The Report and Recommendations of the congress and the Riyadh International Declaration it adopted are also included.