AM2.jobs - Attractions Jobs & News
Attractions Management Magazine


CLICK HERE TO READ THE LATEST ISSUE ONLINE
 
POST YOUR JOB ONLINE
FREE SIGN UP
CONTACT US

Jobs . News . Features . Products . Magazine . Archive . Handbook . Blog  
NEWS
Vienna designated World Heritage in Danger as other major heritage sites avoid Unesco listing
POSTED 07 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Vienna has been added to Unesco’s list of World Heritage in Danger, while notable sites including Machu Picchu and the Great Barrier Reef have narrowly missed out joining the Austrian capital on the list of sites in need of protection.

Added during the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee, the body said it was adding the Historic Centre of Vienna – added to the World Heritage List in 2001 – due to high rise projects at the city’s heart.

Despite unprecedented coral bleaching events which have destroyed large swathes of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Unesco opted not to add the natural wonder to its in danger list. Addressing this, Unesco stated that the Australian government had taken significant steps to save the World Heritage Site under its Reef 2050 Plan – an overarching framework for protecting and managing the reef until 2050.

The committee also made the decision not to add Machu Picchu to the list, approving a report on the site’s state of conservation. According to Unesco, the measures taken by Peru’s government to implement previous recommendations have been a success, with sufficient progress to overcome outlined threats.

In more positive news, the committee also announced the removal of the Ivory Coast’s Comoé National Park and Ethiopia’s Simien National Park from its list of World Heritage in Danger.

For Comoé, Unesco praised efforts to combat poaching in the area, also noting that populations of iconic species such as elephants and chimpanzees that were thought to have disappeared from the site are growing again, and that the state of conservation of habitats is now very positive. The committee also acknowledged that targets for fauna conservation had been met.

An alternative road built to help alleviate the disturbance of traffic at Simien helped the site lose its in danger status, with the development also helping to reduce cattle overgrazing and visitor impact. The Committee also praised the stabilisation of the site’s endemic animal populations of Walia ibex and Gelada baboons.

Unesco currently has 1,052 sites worldwide designated as having environmental or cultural importance on its World Heritage List. Within that list 55 are listed as in danger of losing heritage status, meaning it would lose the support of Unesco and likely suffer from lost tourism revenue. Being added to the in danger list can address problems by unlocking access to both funds and publicity, alerting the international community to an ongoing plight. Only one location has ever lost its heritage status – Dresden in 2009.
RELATED STORIES
Coral reefs at risk of extinction unless global warming effects are curtailed, warns Unesco


Unesco’s World Heritage Centre has said that its listed reefs are likely to disappear by the end of the century unless global CO2 output can be reduced drastically.
Peru addresses Machu Picchu overcrowding with permit system


The Peruvian government has introduced a permit system for Machu Picchu in an attempt to better control footfall at the Unesco World Heritage site.
New conservation guidelines for Buddha birthplace


New recommendations have been laid out for Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha – following efforts by Unesco to strengthen conservation and management of the World Heritage site.
Unesco and UNWTO team up to launch 2017 as International Year of Sustainable Tourism


Unesco has thrown its weight behind 2017 as the year of sustainable tourism, taking centre stage at an event designed to highlight the role of tourism in sustainable development.
MORE NEWS
Revealed: Opening date for Scotland's first design museum, created by Kengo Kuma
V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018, it has been revealed.
Norwegian brewery partners with COBE to create Stavanger waterfront attraction
Danish architects COBE and Norwegian beer maker Lervig have unveiled plans for a major waterfront visitor centre and brewery in Stavanger, Norway.
Designs revealed for new aquatics centre on an artificial quay in Copenhagen’s harbour
Stunning designs have been revealed for Copenhagen's new Water Culture Centre, which will feature outdoor and indoor pools, waterfalls, harbour baths and sports facilities.
Bayeux Tapestry coming to Britain for first time in 950 years
The Bayeux Tapestry is set to be loaned to a British museum for the first time in nearly a millennium.
More news>
LATEST JOBS
Casino Manager
Landers Recruitment
Salary: £30,000
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Director of Operations
WWT
Salary: £78,000 p.a.
Location: Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Head of Product Excellence
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Location: Winter Haven, FL, United States
Customer Insights and Analytics Manager
Merlin Entertainments Group
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York, NY, United States
General Manager
Sea Life
Salary: Competitive
Location: Concord, NC, United States
Duty Manager
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Location: Washington, DC, United States



RECRUITING NOW
Merlin
Merlin Entertainments Plc

COMPANY PROFILES
DJW
This year DJW celebrates 30 years in the industry, with David and Lynn Willrich having started the company from the AV department of the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu. [more...]
Latest Issue
CATALOGUE GALLERY
MORE CATALOGUES >

Attractions Management
Handbook available
online and in print >
 
 
ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
 
ATTRACTIONS MANAGEMENT
AM2
ATTRACTIONS HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2018
AM2.jobs - Attractions Jobs & News
Attractions Management Magazine


CLICK HERE TO READ THE LATEST ISSUE ONLINE
 

Jobs . News . Products . Magazine  
Post your job online   Free sign up   Contact us
NEWS
Vienna designated World Heritage in Danger as other major heritage sites avoid Unesco listing
POSTED 07 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Vienna has been added to Unesco’s list of World Heritage in Danger, while notable sites including Machu Picchu and the Great Barrier Reef have narrowly missed out joining the Austrian capital on the list of sites in need of protection.

Added during the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee, the body said it was adding the Historic Centre of Vienna – added to the World Heritage List in 2001 – due to high rise projects at the city’s heart.

Despite unprecedented coral bleaching events which have destroyed large swathes of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Unesco opted not to add the natural wonder to its in danger list. Addressing this, Unesco stated that the Australian government had taken significant steps to save the World Heritage Site under its Reef 2050 Plan – an overarching framework for protecting and managing the reef until 2050.

The committee also made the decision not to add Machu Picchu to the list, approving a report on the site’s state of conservation. According to Unesco, the measures taken by Peru’s government to implement previous recommendations have been a success, with sufficient progress to overcome outlined threats.

In more positive news, the committee also announced the removal of the Ivory Coast’s Comoé National Park and Ethiopia’s Simien National Park from its list of World Heritage in Danger.

For Comoé, Unesco praised efforts to combat poaching in the area, also noting that populations of iconic species such as elephants and chimpanzees that were thought to have disappeared from the site are growing again, and that the state of conservation of habitats is now very positive. The committee also acknowledged that targets for fauna conservation had been met.

An alternative road built to help alleviate the disturbance of traffic at Simien helped the site lose its in danger status, with the development also helping to reduce cattle overgrazing and visitor impact. The Committee also praised the stabilisation of the site’s endemic animal populations of Walia ibex and Gelada baboons.

Unesco currently has 1,052 sites worldwide designated as having environmental or cultural importance on its World Heritage List. Within that list 55 are listed as in danger of losing heritage status, meaning it would lose the support of Unesco and likely suffer from lost tourism revenue. Being added to the in danger list can address problems by unlocking access to both funds and publicity, alerting the international community to an ongoing plight. Only one location has ever lost its heritage status – Dresden in 2009.
RELATED STORIES
Coral reefs at risk of extinction unless global warming effects are curtailed, warns Unesco


Unesco’s World Heritage Centre has said that its listed reefs are likely to disappear by the end of the century unless global CO2 output can be reduced drastically.
Peru addresses Machu Picchu overcrowding with permit system


The Peruvian government has introduced a permit system for Machu Picchu in an attempt to better control footfall at the Unesco World Heritage site.
New conservation guidelines for Buddha birthplace


New recommendations have been laid out for Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha – following efforts by Unesco to strengthen conservation and management of the World Heritage site.
Unesco and UNWTO team up to launch 2017 as International Year of Sustainable Tourism


Unesco has thrown its weight behind 2017 as the year of sustainable tourism, taking centre stage at an event designed to highlight the role of tourism in sustainable development.
MORE NEWS
Revealed: Opening date for Scotland's first design museum, created by Kengo Kuma
V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018, it has been revealed.
Norwegian brewery partners with COBE to create Stavanger waterfront attraction
Danish architects COBE and Norwegian beer maker Lervig have unveiled plans for a major waterfront visitor centre and brewery in Stavanger, Norway.
Designs revealed for new aquatics centre on an artificial quay in Copenhagen’s harbour
Stunning designs have been revealed for Copenhagen's new Water Culture Centre, which will feature outdoor and indoor pools, waterfalls, harbour baths and sports facilities.
Bayeux Tapestry coming to Britain for first time in 950 years
The Bayeux Tapestry is set to be loaned to a British museum for the first time in nearly a millennium.
More news>
LATEST JOBS
Casino Manager
Landers Recruitment
Salary: £30,000
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Director of Operations
WWT
Salary: £78,000 p.a.
Location: Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Head of Product Excellence
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Location: Winter Haven, FL, United States
Customer Insights and Analytics Manager
Merlin Entertainments Group
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York, NY, United States
General Manager
Sea Life
Salary: Competitive
Location: Concord, NC, United States
Duty Manager
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Location: Washington, DC, United States



 
 
ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2018

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
 
ATTRACTIONS MANAGEMENT
AM2
ATTRACTIONS HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS

NEWS
Vienna designated World Heritage in Danger as other major heritage sites avoid Unesco listing
POSTED 07 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Vienna has been added to Unesco’s list of World Heritage in Danger, while notable sites including Machu Picchu and the Great Barrier Reef have narrowly missed out joining the Austrian capital on the list of sites in need of protection.

Added during the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee, the body said it was adding the Historic Centre of Vienna – added to the World Heritage List in 2001 – due to high rise projects at the city’s heart.

Despite unprecedented coral bleaching events which have destroyed large swathes of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Unesco opted not to add the natural wonder to its in danger list. Addressing this, Unesco stated that the Australian government had taken significant steps to save the World Heritage Site under its Reef 2050 Plan – an overarching framework for protecting and managing the reef until 2050.

The committee also made the decision not to add Machu Picchu to the list, approving a report on the site’s state of conservation. According to Unesco, the measures taken by Peru’s government to implement previous recommendations have been a success, with sufficient progress to overcome outlined threats.

In more positive news, the committee also announced the removal of the Ivory Coast’s Comoé National Park and Ethiopia’s Simien National Park from its list of World Heritage in Danger.

For Comoé, Unesco praised efforts to combat poaching in the area, also noting that populations of iconic species such as elephants and chimpanzees that were thought to have disappeared from the site are growing again, and that the state of conservation of habitats is now very positive. The committee also acknowledged that targets for fauna conservation had been met.

An alternative road built to help alleviate the disturbance of traffic at Simien helped the site lose its in danger status, with the development also helping to reduce cattle overgrazing and visitor impact. The Committee also praised the stabilisation of the site’s endemic animal populations of Walia ibex and Gelada baboons.

Unesco currently has 1,052 sites worldwide designated as having environmental or cultural importance on its World Heritage List. Within that list 55 are listed as in danger of losing heritage status, meaning it would lose the support of Unesco and likely suffer from lost tourism revenue. Being added to the in danger list can address problems by unlocking access to both funds and publicity, alerting the international community to an ongoing plight. Only one location has ever lost its heritage status – Dresden in 2009.
RELATED STORIES
Coral reefs at risk of extinction unless global warming effects are curtailed, warns Unesco


Unesco’s World Heritage Centre has said that its listed reefs are likely to disappear by the end of the century unless global CO2 output can be reduced drastically.
Peru addresses Machu Picchu overcrowding with permit system


The Peruvian government has introduced a permit system for Machu Picchu in an attempt to better control footfall at the Unesco World Heritage site.
New conservation guidelines for Buddha birthplace


New recommendations have been laid out for Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha – following efforts by Unesco to strengthen conservation and management of the World Heritage site.
Unesco and UNWTO team up to launch 2017 as International Year of Sustainable Tourism


Unesco has thrown its weight behind 2017 as the year of sustainable tourism, taking centre stage at an event designed to highlight the role of tourism in sustainable development.
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2018

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS