The Creative Tourism consolidates itself

as the new generation of tourism at the WTM London

 The conference on creative tourism organized by the Creative Tourism Network® within the World Travel Market in London last November 3rdconfirmed the growing interest of the tourism sector for this new trend that offers the travellers the opportunity to experience the local culture by participating in artistic and creative activities.

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The Caribbean,

destination of excellence for the creative tourism

The Caribbean, with its unique landscapes, its rich traditions and its locals’ friendliness, has been inspiring the most outstanding artists and creative people for centuries. It is therefore the best place for creative tourists to discover and experience the local culture while participating in a wide array of authentic activities.

 This was the issue of the workshop on creative tourism presented by Caroline Couret, director of the Creative Tourism Network® within the SOTIC Conference of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, held last October 22d in Curaçao.

In her presentation she exposed the high potential they have to satisfy this new tourist demand and develop new business opportunities for private and public sectors.

We seize the opportunity to congratulate the Caribbean Tourism Organization, the Curaçao’s Ministry of Economic Development, the Curaçao Tourism Board and all the partners for the relevance of the event and its perfect organization.  

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And the winners are ...

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 and its respect of the Best Practices of the Creative Tourism.

The awards winners  receive a range of other benefits for the promotion of their activities, including use of the Award winner logo and worldwide media exposure.

Among the hundreds of applications received, from 30 countries, the jury of the 2015 edition has awarded the following prizes ... [+]


Let's meet at IBTM World!

Anb because the creative tourism is a good way to turn MICE tourism into unique experiences and enhance a destination atractiveness, we will be at IBTM-World, to be held in Barcelona next week, and we will be pleased to meet you there.

Please. feel free to contact us in order to schedule a meeting: info@creativetourismnetwork.org



We promoted our members’ destinations and offers within TTG Incontri, one of the most important european tourism marketplace, held in Rimini last October 8th-9th. 

Two days of fruitful meetings and press campaign.

New projects and creative tourism destinations will be revealed soon!

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The CTN participated at the Paris Tourism Fair - Top Resa - to promote its members' offers and destinations to the french market, as well as to present the International Institute of Creative Tourism through which Tourism Board are reaching this increasing sector.  + Info


The Creative Traveler's Handbook

We are very pleased to announce the publication of The Creative Traveler's Handook - Full Flight Press" of our colleague, Elena Paschinger, blogger and coordinator of Creative Tourism Austria. 

The book, that gathers some of the many creative experiences she "testeed" over the world,was successfully presented within the WTM!     + Info


Lectures, courses and seminars on Creative Tourism

You are seeking to launch a business or a project related to creative tourism and you would like to have some support for this?

Whether you are private companies, public bodies or universities, we propose you consultancy services tailored to your needs, as well as a wide range of lectures, seminars, workshops, and training sessions, in your destination and/ or in Barcelona

The Creative Tourism Network® works with a panel of experts in creative tourism, cultural tourism, creative industries, culinary tourism, sustainable tourism, etc. headed by Professor Greg Richards, co-originator of the creative tourism concept .

Sessions can be given in different languages.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us about your project and we will give you customized solutions.

Contact: info@creativetourismnetwork.org


Touriosity Travel Mag

new media partner from India

We are very proud to announce our partnership with the prestigious Indian magazine – Touriosity Travel Mag.

The magazine, that caters to the needs of all type of travellers will regularly publish articles to make known the unique experiences proposed worldwide by the members of the Creative Tourism Network®.

The first one will contribute to introduce the creative potential of the portuguese city of Loulé to the Indian market.

Such an honor for us to collaborate with such a high quality magazine!

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Canadian Magazine recommends the CTN

to Tour Operators

Benoît Schmautz, journalist at the Pax Magazine (Logimonde), dedicated a report to the creative tourism as a new trend for the tour operators to include in their offers. As focused on Europe, the article recommends destinations like Biot (France), Namur( Belgium), Loulé (Portugal) or Ibiza, as well as the  members of the Creative Tourism Network® in general. Our pleasure to share it!


Creative tourism or the future of cultural tourism

Creative tourism

 ... or the future of cultural tourism

Article published by ACCOR.  

French version available here.

Travel trends' What if travel was also a great opportunity to develop your creative potential? This month, our "Travel Trends" column takes a look at creative tourism, a concept that is attracting a growing number of enthusiasts...  Read more.


Why being member of the Creative Tourism Network®?

For many - and good - reasons, among them:

• To launch or foster your creative tourism program thanks to the assessment, communication and press services of the Network.

• To belong to a Network whose common denominator is the excellence to promote a new kind of tourism based on quality and authenticity...

We have created new membership categories to fit your needs. Please, find further details here, or feel free to contact us: