Australian and international organisations have from time to time prepared reports or commissioned case studies using the Port Arthur Historic Site to highlight or illustrate aspects of heritage and tourism management.
Mason, Randall, David Myers, and Marta de la Torre. Port Arthur Historic Site: A Case Study. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 2003. (76pp., 1.4MB)
The Impact of Culture on Tourism examines the growing relationship between tourism and culture, and the way in which they have together become major drivers of destination attractiveness and competitiveness.
OECD (2009), “Chapter 6: The Port Arthur Historic Site, Australia”, The Impact of Culture on Tourism, OECD, Paris, pp. 81- 95.
Heritage manager are increasingly expected to use tourism as a source of revenue to maintain heritage properties. Many of these individuals and organisations have little or no skills in business/tourism planning or financial management. This report outlines approaches that can assist with the development of heritage tourism across a region including use of a thematic framework to link heritage places, stories and practices together. The report includes a list of currently available resources at the time of publication of this report. 2007 CRC for Sustainable Tourism Pty Ltd
This booklet is an industry summary of the full report, Success Factors in Cultural Heritage Tourism Enterprise Management, containing references, methodology and detailed findings from the project. The project has identified the critical factors for successfully balancing viable cultural heritage tourism (CHT) enterprises with heritage conservation goals. 2008 CRC for Sustainable Tourism Pty Ltd