Last November 30th, the director of the Creative Tourism Network®, Caroline Couret, was invited to speak within the International Congress on World Civilizations and Creative Tourism organized in Sofia, by the UNWTO and the Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria. This high-level meeting gathered ministers of tourism from all over the world, eager to introduce the creative […]
This prestigious competition, organized by IGCAT (International Institute of Gastronomy Culture, Art and Tourism), and headed by the known Best Chef in the World, Joan Roca, as president of the jury, gathered last November 14th, 10 Young European chefs the Escola Universitària d’Hoteleria i Turisme de Sant Pol de Mar (EUHTStPOL), near Barcelona. Representing 10 […]
The city of Lucena, andalousian member of the Creative Tourism Network®, organized last November 24th, a round-table on creative tourism in which participated Juan Ignacio Pulido, coordinator of Lucena Unesco City Of Music project and professor at University of Jaen, Caroline Couret, director of the e Creative Tourism Network®, Juan Carlos Ábalos, executive manager of […]
Ibiza Creativa, the new creative tourism program fostered by the Consell Insular d‘Eivissa (Ibiza Island Council), organized, last November 23rd, a training for the local entrepreneurs to design and promote creative tourism experiences. The President of the Consell Insular, D. Vicent Torres Guash, opened the session, focusing on the immense potential of Ibiza to fit this new demand, thanks to […]
Created by the Creative Tourism Network®, the Creative Tourism Awards aim to reward companies, projects and destinations worldwide that foster this new generation of tourism, characterized by the active participation of the tourists in artistic and creative activities. Internationally recognized for its action in favor of a more innovative and sustainable tourism, the Creative Tourism […]
The conference organized by the Creative Tourism Network® within the World Travel Market gathered hundreds of professionals interested in this new tourist trend. They could learn further through the lecture given by Caroline Couret, director of CTN, as well as from the presentations of three representatives of destinations members of the network: Mr. Vincent Torres Guash, President of Consell Insular d’Eivissa (Ibiza Island Council), Mr. Alberto Peruzzini, Director of Toscana Promozione Turistica, and Mrs. Carita Santos, Responsible of Loulé Criativo (Portugal).
The speakers all insisted in the fact that the creative tourism not only offers new opportunities in terms of demand, but represent also a tool of governance for the destinations and the territorial development in general.
Within the conference and in addition to it, the CTN also promoted all the destinations of the network that are offering creative experiences to the travelers worldwide.
The Creative Tourism Awards 2016 were also revealed within this edition of the WTM. They go to:
Best Strategy for Creative Tourism Development: Visit Estonia
Best Creative Destination :Pafos Region Cyprus
Best Creative Travel Agency :Human Connections (Mexico)