Dediščina naravnega zdravljenja Arnolda Riklija kot priložnost za oblikovanje trajnostnih turističnih doživetij

Boža Grafenauer


This paper deals with the way of successful inclusion of heritage in the up-to-date sustainable tourism by recognising, professional evaluation and appropriate interpretation. The text is based on the presentation and analysis of healing methods applied by natural healer Arnold Rikli who founded healing tourism in Bled in the 19th century. Nowadays, his methods are very relevant again and although being an excellent basis for the creation of unique and authentic experiences, connected with nature, they are not utilised enough. The paper shows how and to what extent Rikli's heritage of natural healing can be an opportunity and basis for the creation of new authentic, sustainable and personalised tourist experiences, based on the harmony with the natural resources in Bled. The decisive factors, affecting the selection of a tourist destination, are authenticity and versatility of the tourist offer, which means that guests are looking for unique experiences that Rikli's story and his healing methods, based on strengthening the immune system in a natural way with the help of natural methods and elements such as water, air and light, definitely are in Bled.

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