Yearly Archives

  • Catherine et Sophie

    Catherine and Sophie, La Méduse (Iles de la Madeleine, Canada)

    Thus, his privileged encounter of the visitors and the craftsmen lead to beautiful exchanges throughout the courses, in the sharing of knowledge.   – How would you introduce la Méduse? For two generations, La Méduse has been a public glass blowing workshop located in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine, a magnificent little archipelago, right in the middle of […]

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    Call for entries for Best Creative Destination 2019

      Is your destination a creative one?  If the answer is “YES”, do not miss the opportunity to receive the Creative Tourism Award within the category Best Creative Destination! You just have to fill the form! It’s easy, fast … and your destination certainly deserves it! Info & application are here Deadline is January 6th […]

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    Creative Tourism Awards 2019…and the winners are…

    The winners of four categories of the  Creative Tourism Awards 2019 were revealed last November 6th, within the event organized by the Creative Tourism Network® at the World Travel Market in London. The international panel of judges overcame the challenge to select the awardees among 160 applications, all accrediting a high level of creativity, authenticity, and sustainability. The winners are:   […]

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    Creative Tourism in Colombia

    The Creative Tourism Network® was honored to participate in the Cultural Tourism Meeting, which was held from November 13 to 15 in the Colombian city of Popayán (Cauca). The world leadership of Colombia in the area of Orange Economy was once again evidenced, both by the relevance of the reflections and examples presented and by […]

  • valparaiso

    Valparaíso joins the Creative Tourism Network®

    The Municipality of Valparaíso, through its Tourism Department, has joined the CreativeTourismNetwork® to improve and diversify the arrival of tourists and more specifically out of season. By receiving the CreativeFriendly label, the city is positioning itself internationally in front of new generations of tourists, who are looking for unique experiences. The creative DNA of Valparaíso […]

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    Barcelos, new CreativeFriendlyDestination!

    The CreativeTourismNetwork® is very pleased to welcome the city of Barcelos (Portugal) as new destination certified “CreativeFriendly”. The Committee of the CreativeTourismNetwork® highlighted Barcelos’ rich heritage, know-how, and traditions, especially for what it concerns its crafts, folk art and gastronomy, as well as the engagement of the Municipality to use the creativity as a tool […]


    Creative Tourism convinces the WTM

    A hundred professionals attended the conference organized by the Creative Tourism Network® within the World Travel Market – London last November 5th. For its 5th edition, the topic focused was “Is the creative tourism the new multi-tool of the tourist industry?” … And the answer was … “YES, definitely!” Such a paradigm reflects the fast […]

  • Painting workshop

    Painting workshop

    Valparaíso is an art gallery in itself! In addition to being an open-air museum and a word reference for street art, the city also gathers a high number of art studios! Artists from around the world feel inspired by its light and its soul! They invite any art enthusiast to share such emotions by participating […]

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    Felting workshop

    Have you ever imagine how magical is the felter? Valparaíso is THE place to experience it! Local artists and artisans organize workshops and activities through which you will have the opportunity to discover this “alive” material while creating your own pieces, merging tradition and contemporaneity!

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    Bread baking workshop

    Bread is one of the symbols of the city of Valparaíso, that has maintained the traditions over the centuries. Traditional recipes like the one of the typical “pan batido” (beaten bread) are today transmitted to locals and tourists through a wide array of workshops. Such authentic experiences are a must-do for foodies from around the […]