Heritage Tourism in Nusa Tenggara Timor Province, Indonesia: Contributing to the Millenium Goals

UNESCO, with the support of Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), developed heritage tourism as a means of combating poverty, environmental degradation and cultural erosion within the framework of the MDGs. In collaboration with Indonesia’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism, these efforts promoted heritage tourism in NTT as a platform for sustainable development by assessing its potential and challenges and introducing pilot interventions for its promotion.

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