Boosting Tourism Development through Intellectual Property

Author(s): World Intellectual Property Organization, World Tourism Organization | Publication year: 2021

License: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 IGO License

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This publication helps non-IP specialists understand the connection between IP, tourism and culture. Through multiple case studies, it illustrates how existing and potential IP tools, in particular branding and copyright, can add value to tourism services and products. It explains how to include IP in tourism policies, product development and destination branding, and shows how different IP rights can be leveraged for fundraising purposes.