In Asia and throughout the world, tourism is a double-edged sword that brings huge benefits and serious impacts.
Blog posts on "cultural heritage"
More than half of ADB blog readers think infrastructure is the key to making our secondary cities not just smart, but also more livable.
If Asian cities are be able to embrace a simpler definition of smart city, then the region’s secondary cities will not be left out of the race.
Urban planners should invest in heritage preservation as part of a city’s economic development strategy.
Four months after the deadly earthquake in Nepal, the country is struggling to rebuild cultural and historical sites like the Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu to bring back badly needed tourism revenues.