UNESCO to promote tourism with heritage programme .:. NewKerala.Com, India News Channel:
"In an attempt to make Indian tourism pro-poor, pro-local and more ethnic the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Friday launched a heritage passport programme for four states.
'The program mandates to protect cultural heritage and promote creative diversity through education and cultural industries,' UNESCO country representative Minja Yang said at a symposium on heritage tourism organised jointly by her organisation and the Confederation of India Industry (CII) here."